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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 sign DE Burgess

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
DE Derrick Burgess has been signed by the Eagles, who are in need of pass-rush help after placing rookie Brandon Graham on injured reserve Monday.

Vikings-Eagles Week 16 game flexed

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Week 16 Vikings-Eagles game has been flexed to the Sunday-night prime-time slot.

Graham tears ACL, Bradley should return for postseason

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Eagles DE Brandon Graham will miss the rest of the season with an ACL tear while MLB Stewart Bradley will miss the rest of the regular season with a dislocated elbow.

Eagles-Cowboys notch best 'SNF' overnight rating

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Sunday night's Eagles-Cowboys game scored the best overnight rating in "Sunday Night Football" history.

Jackson, Eagles too much for Cowboys

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
DeSean Jackson's go-ahead touchdown early in the fourth quarter was among many big plays for him and the Philadelphia Eagles, sending them to a 30-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.

Eagles red-faced about defensive failures

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 10:36 p.m. ET
The Eagles are on pace to be historically bad in terms of red-zone efficiency on defense, and that could have negative ramifications come playoff time.

Samuel, Justice out for Eagles vs. Cowboys

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles have ruled out CB Asante Samuel and ORT Winston Justice for their NFC East battle with the Cowboys on Sunday night.

Vick out for revenge on his fantasy skeptics

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
Sometimes having too much fantasy football experience can be detrimental to your success. Take the case of Michael Vick, for instance.

McCoy rivals Vick in Eagles' offense

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 10:53 p.m. ET
There is no question that Michael Vick plays a vital role in the Eagles' offense, but RB LeSean McCoy has been almost as important.

Reports: Eagles make NFL aware of hits on Vick

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
Multiple media outlets are reporting that the NFL has been made aware of the Eagles' concerns involving hits on QB Michael Vick.

Vick rallies Eagles past Texans 34-24

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 302 yards and accounted for three touchdowns, rallying the Philadelphia Eagles to a 34-24 victory over the Houston Texans on Thursday night.

CB Samuel out for Eagles

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel is inactive for tonight's game vs. the Texans, who will be without No. 1 TE Owen Daniels.

Week 14 Eagles-Cowboys game remains in primetime

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The Eagles-Cowboys game on Dec. 12 will remain the Sunday-night primetime game, as the NFL chose not to flex a different game into the slot.

Jackson-Reid spat won't divide Eagles

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Multiple sources are reporting that Eagles WR DeSean Jackson was called out by head coach Andy Reid in the coach's postgame address, but this will not linger.

Bears alone in first after win over Eagles

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler tied a career high with four touchdown passes and the Bears beat Michael Vick and the Eagles 31-26 to take sole possession of the NFC North lead on Sunday.

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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