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Boobie Dixon released by Buffalo Bills after two seasons

One of Buffalo's most enjoyable teammates in recent memory has seen his time with the franchise come to an end as the Bills continue chopping salary from the roster.

Buffalo has been cutting contracts all afternoon, and the latest player to get the axe is running back and special teamer Boobie Dixon.

Dixon signed a three year, $3.5 million contract as a free agent in 2014. He had a successful first season as the backup to CJ Spiller and Fred Jackson, rushing for 432 yards and two touchdowns on 105 attempts. He also showed off his special teams talents, blocking two punts and earning a Special Teams Player of the Week honor.

Dixon's place on the roster was called into question last year when the Bills traded for star running back LeSean McCoy. The success of McCoy and rookie runner Karlos Williams, and the running threat of Tyrod Taylor, pushed Dixon almost exclusively into a special teams role on the roster for 2015. He only rushed for 44 yards this season, and didn't stand out very much in the kicking game. By cutting him this season, the Bills save $1.15 million against their salary cap.

While his contributions on the football field were limited this year, Dixon has never stopped being a wonderful person and an enjoyable follow on Twitter. We loved watching him live-tweet his reactions to discovering Breaking Bad last week, and who can forget the time he called out our own Kent Dickerson on Twitter for suggesting he could be cut during the 2015 training camp? Best of luck to Dixon as he heads to his next team.