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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

Vick 'feels great' after Eagles practice

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick completed his first full practice since suffering a rib cartilage injury in Week Four and says he "feels great."

Dissecting the benching of Donovan McNabb

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 4:01 a.m. ET
The decision to bench a star quarterback in crunch time could leave an irreparable ripple in the relationship between Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and Donovan McNabb that could set the stage for a younger franchise quarterback in Washington.

No double QB jeopardy in Philly

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 3:41 a.m. ET
Although many league observers believe that Eagles head coach Andy Reid's gear-switching at quarterback may end up being more trouble than it's worth, the consensus is that his twin-pack under center is much more of a blessing than ...

Dixon unlikely to give up Eagles' DT job

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
Although Brodrick Bunkley is expected back from injury soon, don't expect him to regain the starting DT job from Antonio Dixon, who has impressed the Eagles, according to NFC East Whispers.

Eagles not making change at defensive coordinator

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
Despite a report from ESPN's Sal Paolantonio that largely can be chalked up to speculation, the Eagles are not planning to make a move with defensive coordinator Sean McDermott.

Eagles WR Jackson expects to play in Week Nine

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Eagles WR DeSean Jackson passed the Eagles' post-concussion test on Monday and spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday about the hit that knocked him out in Week Six.

Reid says Jackson could return in Week Nine

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said on his radio show Monday evening that WR DeSean Jackson has passed his concussion tests and could play in the team's next game, a Week Nine contest vs. the Colts.

Britt's performance not all on Hobbs, Allen

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
The Eagles had no answers for Titans WR Kenny Britt, who scored three touchdowns against them in Sunday's loss at Nashville.

Vick will return as Eagles' starter in Week Nine

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Michael Vick will return to the starting lineup in Week Nine following the Eagles' bye week, according to head coach Andy Reid.

Britt doesn't start, gains 225 yards in Titans win

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins threw three touchdowns to Kenny Britt, who had the best game of his career two days after being involved in a bar fight, and the Tennessee Titans scored 27 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to beat the ...

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
Here is a recap of the fines handed out by the NFL on Friday for games played in Week Six.

Titans QB Young does not practice; listed as questionable

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Titans QB Vince Young did not practice on Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Eagles rule WR Jackson (concussion) and OLT Peters (knee) out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
The Eagles released their injury report on Friday and WR DeSean Jackson (concussion), DT Brodrick Bunkley (elbow) and OT Jason Peters (knee) are ruled out for Sunday's game against the Titans.

Dunlap stands up well for Eagles

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
King Dunlap was a player Eagles' coaches have been intrigued by for more than a year now, but there was some concern prior to his recent strong effort against the Falcons.

Will NFL's hitting video scare players straight?

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
In the NFL's new getting-tough-on-headhunters video campaign, league football operations head Ray Anderson dictates the difference between clean and dirty. Warning: The distinction is slight.

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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