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Dennis Dixon

Dennis Dixon - #3 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 209 lbs.
Birthday 01/11/1985
Birthplace Oakland, CA
College Oregon
Years played 5
Drafted 2008, 5th round, 21st pick by Steelers

Eagles release CB Asomugha

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Eagles released CB Nnamdi Asomugha just minutes before the 2013 league year began on Tuesday. 

Philadelphia Eagles: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Philadelphia Eagles, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Former NFL WR Mitchell pleads guilty in tax scheme

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Former Eagles WR Freddie Mitchell has admitted to his role in a tax-fraud scheme.

Eagles release DT Jenkins

Posted Feb. 25, 2013 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Eagles released DT Cullen Jenkins, the team announced Monday. 

Cincinnati's Kelce tries shedding character, health concerns

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Cincinnati TE Travis Kelce is a high-risk, high-reward prospect with a mission on his mind: prove to NFL teams they should feel good about him.

Reid: Chiefs open to trading top pick

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said the possibility exists that the team could trade its top overall draft pick.

Eagles' Kelly supports Foles, hazy on Asomugha

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
New Eagles head coach Chip Kelly wasn't giving too many indications which way the team was headed with key personnel.

Foles still very much in Eagles' plans

Posted Feb. 16, 2013 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
Michael Vick is still in Philadelphia. Dennis Dixon also joined the mix this offseason. But conversations about trading Nick Foles have yet to occur.

Eagles sign QB Dixon

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed QB Dennis Dixon to a two-year contract on Thursday, the team announced.

Buccaneers sign P Henry

Posted Feb. 13, 2013 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed P Chas Henry, the team announced Wednesday.

Eagles hire Gamble as VP of player personnel

Posted Feb. 13, 2013 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles hired Tom Gamble as the team’s vice president of player personnel. Gamble spent the past two seasons as the 49ers' director of player personnel.

Eagles, Vick agree to restructured deal

Posted Feb. 11, 2013 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
The Eagles and QB Michael Vick agreed to terms on a restructured contract, allowing Vick to return for 2013.

Report: Eagles peg Davis as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Former Browns LB coach Billy Davis will be the Eagles new defensive coordinator, according to Geoff Mosher of Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.

Eagles release OT Bell

Posted Feb. 06, 2013 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Eagles cut OT Demetress Bell and signed DE/OLB Chris McCoy on Wednesday.

On the clock: Roseman launching new era for Eagles

Posted Jan. 19, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Howie Roseman's star has risen within the Eagles organization in recent years, and he and the Eagles are kicking off a new era in Philadelphia.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Feb. 14, 2013
The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed on a two-year contract with quarterback Dennis Dixon, who spent the past season with the Super Bowl-champion Baltimore Ravens on their practice squad. The move, announced Thursday, comes three days after the Eagles restructured Michael Vick's contract, bringing him back to compete with Nick Foles for the starting job.||||||| The 28-year-old Dixon had a standout career at Oregon when Chip Kelly was Ducks offensive coordinator. Kelly replaced Andy Reid as Eagles coach after leading Oregon to a 46-7 mark the past four years. A fifth-round pick by Pittsburgh in 2008, Dixon has started three NFL games in five seasons. He has 402 yards passing and one touchdown on 35 for 49 passing. He's also rushed for 56 yards and one score.
Posted Sept. 19, 2010
The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed quarterback Dennis Dixon on the injured reserve list with a meniscus tear in his left knee, ending his season.||||||| Dixon started the Steelers' first two games in place of the suspended Ben Roethlisberger. He was injured on a run during the first quarter of a 19-11 victory at Tennessee on Sept. 19. Charlie Batch took over and Dixon had surgery later in the week.
Posted Sept. 14, 2010
Dixon will be Pittsburgh's starting quarterback Sunday at Tennessee, even though the injured Byron Leftwich may return to practice as early as Wednesday. Until Leftwich injured a left knee ligament during the final exhibition game Sept. 2, Leftwich was expected to start throughout Ben Roethlisberger's four-game suspension.||||||| Dixon completed 18 of 26 passes for 236 yards and an interception in his second NFL start, shaking off a series of underthrown passes early in the game to become more accurate in the second half. Even if, coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday, "I'd like the throws to be more on target."
Posted Aug. 27, 2010
Dixon will get his first extensive playing time with the starters in the Steelers' next-to-last preseason game Sunday in Denver and could follow Ben Roethlisberger.||||||| Dixon has started only one NFL game, and he is expected to be Byron Leftwich's backup when the season starts and Roethlisberger is suspended. However, Tomlin said Dixon has played well enough to earn some time with the starters.
Posted April 21, 2010
Two-time Super Bowl champion Ben Roethlisberger was suspended for six games without pay Wednesday for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy and ordered to undergo behavioral evaluation. The news could affect Dixon.||||||| Dixon started a game last season with Roethlisberger sidelined with a concussion. He could be under center to begin the season against Atlanta.

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