Rookie safety Ahmad Dixon certainly made his presence felt in the Cowboys preseason debut on Thursday night, recording 12 tackles before being forced from the game in the fourth quarter with what the team feared was a concussion.
Dixon left the field to undergo a concussion test after the collision, but the Baylor product said he felt fine after the 27-7 loss.
“I’m feeling good,” Dixon said, per the team’s official site. “Got a little dinged up. It just kind of was a little ‘welcome to the NFL’ type of blow. But I’m feeling good. I learned a lot. Coaches threw me out there a little bit. I got to showcase my skills a little bit, but overall I feel good.”
Not surprisingly, Dixon isn’t planning on changing his ultra-physical style of play even if he is forced to miss some time.
“I don’t think I should, but it’s all about whatever the trainers feel,” Dixon said. “If they feel it’s best for me to miss a couple (practices), I’ll do that. But whenever I come back, I’m going to be the same player…it’s not going to change the way I play.”
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