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Match-up #3: Kennith Dixon vs. Fletcher Cox
Rookie running back Kenneth Dixon is becoming the future of the Baltimore Ravens. Against the Patriots, Dixon had arguably his best performance of the season. He only rushed for 39 yards, but also caught for 42 yards and a touchdown. He is efficient in the ground and pass game. It does not look like the Ravens aren’t going to completely shy away from Terrance West, but Kenneth Dixon will be heavily involved on Sunday.
Dixon faces a tough challenge against one of the NFL’s best defensive lineman in Fletcher Cox. Over the summer he signed a huge contract with the Eagles, making him the highest paid defensive lineman in the league.
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Cox has not had his best season stats wise, but is always a threat. The 298 pound lineman can easily move around guards and centers to get to the football. Dixon will need to keep his feet moving and fight for every yard on Sunday. He is going to have his hands full with Fletcher Cox and company on the defensive line.