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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

NFL announces two game time changes

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
The NFL has announced changes in kickoff times for a pair of Week 12 games.

Vick, Eagles embarrass McNabb, Redskins 59-28

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles embarrassed the Washington Redskins, spoiling Donovan McNabb's big contract day with a 59-28 victory Monday night. Vick completed his first 10 passes and finished 20 for 28 for 333 yards with four touchdowns ...

Report: Torain tweaks hamstring in pregame

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Ryan Torain appeared to have reinjured a hamstring injury during pregame warm-ups for the Monday-night home game against Philadelphia, The Washington Post reported. As a result, Keiland Williams started at running back while Torain was riding an exercise ...

Report: Portis inactive; Torain, Banks cleared for Monday night

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
The Redskins will have dynamic returner Brandon Banks and RB Ryan Torain, but reportedly will be without RB Clinton Portis for their Monday night game vs. the Eagles.

Injury report for Eagles-Redskins MNF game

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week 10 Monday-night game, Philadelphia at Washington, showing the status of each injured player.

Eagles down two starters in secondary

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Eagles FS Nate Allen and CB Ellis Hobbs have been ruled out for the team's Week 10 game vs. the Redskins.

Vick will remember Eagles' loyalty in 2011

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
Although Michael Vick said his agents have not spoken to the Eagles about a new deal yet, the QB will remember who helped him return to prominence.

Report: Eagles want Vick back, haven't discussed new deal

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
The Eagles have shown interest in keeping QB Michael Vick beyond this season but have not yet discussed a contract extension with their quarterback, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

NFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Hakeem Nicks' nine TD catches in eight games has delighted the Giants, and fantasy owners as well. Read our midseason reports on the NFC East teams.

Eagles' pass defense passes with flying colors

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
The Eagles went to work during the bye on fixing the pass defense problems and did that in a terrific performance against Colts QB Peyton Manning in Week Nine.

No change for Week 11 schedule

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced that there is no change to the Week 11 schedule, meaning the Sunday night game between the Giants and Eagles has not been flexed out for another contest.

Vick leads Eagles to victory in return

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 218 yards and one touchdown, ran for 74 yards and a score, and the Eagles beat Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts 26-24 Sunday.

Eagles expecting more out of LB Sims

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
So far this season, Eagles WLB Ernie Sims has become best known for two big hits he has dished out, one that earned him a $50,000 fine, and inconsistent playmaking.

Redskins might have multiple concerns with McNabb

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
There is a lot of haze in the aftermath of the Week Eight benching of QB Donovan McNabb, but we hear that the various reasons Mike Shanahan gave may all have merit.

Eagles LB Sims fined $50,000

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
Eagles LB Ernie Sims was fined $50,000 for striking a defenseless receiver in the Eagles' loss to the Titans on Oct. 24.

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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