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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

Titans name Rocker as DL coach

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Titans named Tracy Rocker as the team's defensive line coach on Wednesday, replacing Jim Washburn.

Eagles place tags on Vick, Akers

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 9:33 a.m. ET
The Eagles had a busy Tuesday morning, placing the franchise tag on QB Michael Vick and the transition tag on PK David Akers.

NFC East 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
The re-emergence of Michael Vick as a star player helped the Eagles soar all the way to first place in the NFC East.

Eagles sign CFL star DE Hunt

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced late Friday that they have signed CFL star DE Phillip Hunt to a three-year deal.

Top 10 stories of 2010 season

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
As players, owners and fans enter an offseason filled with uncertainty, Pro Football Weekly takes a look back at the 10 stories that shaped the 2010 season, both on the field and off.

Eagles fill staff, sign CB Trufant

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
The Eagles finalized their coaching staff on Tuesday by making six coaching hires. They also claimed CB Isaiah Trufant off waivers from the Jets.

Eagles promote two defensive coaches

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Eagles have promoted a pair of former players to coach on their defensive staff.

Eagles, Saints put end to rumors

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The Eagles and Saints both had to deny Internet rumors about their coaching staffs following Super Bowl XLV.

Vick wins AP comeback award

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 2:47 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick has won The Associated Press' Comeback Player of the Year award.

Eagles' Castillo move a smart stunner

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles' unusual decision to promote former OL coach Juan Castillo to defensive coordinator caught a lot of people by surprise, but at least one prominent head coach approves of it.

Eagles make Castillo new defensive coordinator, add Mudd to coach O-line

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Eagles have named former offensive line coach Juan Castillo as their new defensive coordinator and added Howard Mudd to take his spot as the O-line coach.

Doesn't Roethlisberger owe us more?

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is getting the royal treatment at Super Bowl XLV, writes PFW's Hub Arkush, but what has he done to earn it?

Eagles interview Hoke for DC position

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Bears DB coach Jon Hoke interviewed for the Eagles' vacant defensive coordinator position, the team confirmed Monday.

Report: Eagles to give Vick franchise tag

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Eagles reportedly are preparing to place the franchise tag on QB Michael Vick next month, keeping the Pro Bowler in Philadelphia for at least one more season.

Packers might lose DB coach to Eagles after Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Packers DB coach Darren Perry already might have agreed to take over the Eagles' defensive coordinator job after the Super Bowl.

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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