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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

NFC East Spin cycle: Redskins claim first division title since 1999

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Redskins are in the playoffs and everyone else is home for the rest of the holidays. Surprised? So are we.

Reid's time in Philadelphia comes to an end

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 10:25 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced the end of Andy Reid's 14-year tenure of head coach on Monday morning.

Giants rout Eagles in Reid's expected finale

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw five TD passes in the Giants' 42-7 win over Philadelphia on Sunday in what might have been Andy Reid's final game as the Eagles' coach.

Eagles' Kendricks shows strength on weak side

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
The Eagles moved Mychal Kendricks to the weak side once the wide-9 was scrapped, and he has played better.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Vick can resurrect career once more

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
Michael Vick's Eagles career could end after Sunday's start. But bank on it: His career will begin somewhere else as a starter in 2013.

Eagles sign DT Dixon, place QB Foles on I.R.

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Eagles signed DT Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract and placed QB Nick Foles on injured reserve.

Eagles QB Foles has broken hand, won't play

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Nick Foles broke his hand in Sunday’s loss to the Redskins and will not play in the team’s season finale against the Giants.

NFC East Spin cycle: Setting up a D.C. showdown

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 3:05 a.m. ET
The Giants can’t win the NFC East. But the Redskins and Cowboys both have a shot to claim the division, and they both could make the postseason.

Redskins beat Eagles, extend win streak to six

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III threw two touchdown passes and the Redskins held on to beat the Eagles 27-20 Sunday for their sixth straight win.

Asomugha's options: Redo deal or be cut

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
CB Nnamdi Asomugha could return next season, but not at the massive salary he's scheduled to make.

The greatest sack season ever

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
Two players are chasing Michael Strahan’s sack record this season. However, neither is having a better year than Reggie White did in 1987.

Eagles sign TE Moore

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed TE Evan Moore to the active roster, the team announced Thursday.

Key matchup: Eagles QB Nick Foles vs. Redskins pass defense

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
In Thursday's key matchup, we take a look at the Redskins' key battle with the Eagles in Philadelphia.

Eagles place TE Harbor on I.R.

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles placed TE Clay Harbor on injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday.

Pa. prosecutor: Steroids found in Garrett Reid's room

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
An investigation into the fatal heroin overdose of Garrett Reid, the oldest son of Andy Reid, revealed there were steroids in his room the day he died.

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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