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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

Cowboys grab late win over Eagles

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Stephen McGee threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Jason Witten with 55 seconds left to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 14-13 victory over the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

Eagles make Vick emergency third QB

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Playing their second game in five days, the Eagles will be without their top offensive weapon this afternoon vs. the Cowboys.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

Eagles' pass rush finding no answers

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
The Eagles' defensive woes have come to light down the stretch, raising concerns for how long this team can last in the playoffs with such an unbalanced team.

Forgotten: Harold Jackson

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
When he walked away from the NFL in 1983, Harold Jackson was one of two wide receivers in history with 10,000 or more yards. Mike Beacom examines why, almost 30 years later, all of Jackson's accomplishments have been ...

Report: Kolb will start Sunday

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Kevin Kolb will return to the starting role for the Eagles in Sunday's season finale against the Cowboys.

Eagles add veteran DE McCray

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed DE Bobby McCray and released DE Derrick Burgess on Thursday.

Eagles sign DT Clark to three-year deal

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
The Eagles signed DT Jeremy Clark to a three-year deal on Thursday. Clark orignally signed with the Eagles as a rookie free agent in 2007.

Webb, Peterson help Vikings upset Eagles 24-14

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
Joe Webb threw for 195 yards and ran for a touchdown in his first career start filling in for an injured Brett Favre, and the lowly Minnesota Vikings beat Michael Vick and the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles 24-14 in ...

Patriots 60-second rant: No discussion needed, Brady is MVP

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
For some reason, people are still debating who should be the league MVP. To me, it's pretty clear-cut that Patriots QB Tom Brady should win the award.

No need to postpone game due to snow

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 1:50 a.m. ET
PFW's Hub Arkush, who is in Philadelphia for the Vikings-Eagles game, asks: Was it really necessary to postpone the game from its originally scheduled Sunday-night slot? Arkush also wonders why it was moved back two days instead of one.

Favre still doubtful, Peterson should play

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
Even with an extra two days, Brett Favre likely will not play on Tuesday night against the Eagles.

Week 17 game times changed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced time changes for several key Week 17 matchups.

Vikings react to postponed game with Eagles

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
Snow in the Northeast and concerns over travel difficulties have pushed the Vikings' game against the Eagles to Tuesday night.

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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