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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 go three straight on 'D'

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 11:17 p.m. ET
The Eagles came into Friday’s portion of the draft with options, and they left it with more depth on what looks like a monster front seven.

Eagles' Patterson still in the picture

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 9:09 p.m. ET
Eagles DT Mike Patterson still should be a big contributor despite the team drafting DT Fletcher Cox in Round One.

Eagles rightfully pounce on DT Cox

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:20 p.m. ET
The Eagles had problems maintaining leads and stopping the run, and Fletcher Cox helps solve both of these issues.

Falcons acquire CB Samuel for seventh-round pick

Posted April 25, 2012 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Philadelphia has traded veteran CB Asante Samuel to the Falcons for a seventh-round pick. Samuel has agreed to a restructured contract.

Dawkins announces retirement

Posted April 23, 2012 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Brian Dawkins, one of the most feared defensive players in football over the past 16 seasons, announced on Monday he has retired.

Report: Several teams contact Browns about No. 4 pick

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
Several teams have contacted the Browns about their fourth overall pick in the draft, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported Friday night.

Eagles re-sign DT Landri

Posted April 09, 2012 @ 9:38 a.m. ET
The Eagles have agreed to terms with DT Derek Landri on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not announced.

Eagles' Asomugha, Avant see greener pastures ahead

Posted April 08, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Eagles teammates Nnamdi Asomugha and Jason Avant took time out from a service project to talk about their excitement for next season.

Philadelphia Eagles

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Here are the Philadelphia Eagles top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Eagles sign former Bills OLT Bell

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
The Eagles found a potential replacement for OLT Jason Peters, signing Demetress Bell to a five-year deal.

NFC East draft needs

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
With the Redskins set to draft QB Robert Griffin III, Eric Edholm identifies the top three draft needs for all four teams in the NFC East.

Connecting the draft dots

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers a creative, draft-related perspective on five of the biggest NFL moves so far this offseason.

Samuel willing to re-do deal to help trade

Posted March 31, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel reportedly has taken a key step to help him leave Philadelphia's crowded CB corps.

Eagles OLT Peters ruptures Achilles tendon

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Friday that OLT Jason Peters ruptured the Achilles tendon in his right leg.

Eagles re-sign OT Dunlap

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced Friday that they have agreed to terms with OT King Dunlap on a one-year contract.

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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