49ers' Anthony Dixon says he's looking forward to the matchup against the "She-Hawks." (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
One the NFL's best emerging rivalries got another boost with a couple of tweets from former college teammates in anticipation of the San Francisco 49ers' showdown with the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night.
49ers running back Anthony Dixon tweeted (then deleted) some bulletin board material this week.
Dixon tweeted: "Extra weight on the racks all week getting less sleep preparing for these She-Hawks I love hostile environments Imma feel right at home..."
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Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright, who was Dixon's college teammate at Mississippi State, responded to Dixon's tweet (then deleted) on Wednesday night.
He wrote: "@Boob24Dixon lol the she hawks!! I'll be sure relay the message to the fellas.. Its gone be a long night for you and the forty whiners."
Last season, the 49ers beat the Seahawks 13-6 in San Francisco before the Seahawks got revenge in Week 16 with a 42-13 rout in Seattle.