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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

Foles not lock as Eagles' backup QB

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
Rookie Nick Foles had a great debut in the preseason opener, but let's not annoint him the backup to Michael Vick just yet.

Eagles QB Vick injures hand

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
QB Michael Vick left the Eagles’ preseason opener after injuring his left (throwing) hand. Vick hit teammate Jason Kelce’s helmet on his follow through.

Reid returns to Eagles after son's funeral

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Andy Reid has returned to the Eagles a day after his 29-year-old son's funeral.

More than 900 people attend Garrett Reid's funeral

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
More than 900 people packed a Pennsylvania church for the funeral service of Garrett Reid, son of Eagles coach Andy Reid.

Reid releases statement after son's passing

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid released a statement Monday on behalf of his family one day after the death of his son, Garrett.

Eagles owner says Reid will be coaching again later this week

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie said he believes Andy Reid will be back coaching later this week.

Oldest son of Eagles' Reid found dead

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Garrett Reid, the oldest son of Eagles head coach Andy Reid, was found dead at the site of Eagles training camp Sunday morning.

Eagles send Fokou, Lloyd to Colts for Thomas

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded LBs Moise Fokou and Greg Lloyd to the Colts for CB Kevin Thomas and a conditional seventh-round pick for 2013.

Report: Eagles' Babin out 2-3 weeks

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 9:02 a.m. ET
Eagles DE Jason Babin is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a calf injury, Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com reported Tuesday.

Eagles WR Cooper fractures collarbone

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Eagles WR Riley Cooper suffered a left collarbone fracture in Saturday’s practice, the team confirmed.

Notebook: Pondering the NFL rushing-title race

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening handicaps the contenders for the NFL rushing title, a subject which can be wagered upon in Las Vegas.

Eagles hire six coaching interns

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced the hiring of six interns for the 2012 coaching staff, including Correll Buckhalter and Greg Lewis.

Eagles sign P McBriar

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 8:13 a.m. ET
The Eagles signed former Cowboys P Mat McBriar to a one-year deal, the team announced Wednesday.

Eagles place DT Patterson on non-football injury list

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane reports that the Eagles have placed DT Mike Patterson on the non-football injury list.

Eagles acquire DT Ogbu via trade

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded CB D.J. Johnson to the Colts in exchange for DT Ollie Ogbu.

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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