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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

Four players out, but Vick back at Eagles practice

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Eagles missed a group of key players during their Thursday practice but saw the return of one of their top stars.

Eagles QB Kolb to get Week Seven start

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said QB Kevin Kolb would get the Week Seven start in Tennessee.

Eagles' Reid faced with tough QB call

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The bad news is that Eagles head coach Andy Reid has a brutally difficult decision to make at quarterback. The good news? He has two very strong options to choose from.

Reid: Jackson likely out, Kolb set to start Week Seven

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Head coach Andy Reid said it would be a "real stretch" for WR DeSean Jackson to play in Week Seven and that Kevin Kolb will likely start at quarterback vs. the Titans.

No matter who’s at QB, Maclin coming up huge

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Whether it has been Michael Vick or Kevin Kolb under center this season, WR Jeremy Maclin has been a force to be reckoned with.

Report: Eagles WR Jackson has 'severe concussion'

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
DeSean Jackson has a "severe concussion" with memory loss following a helmet-to-helmet hit with Falcons CB Dunta Robinson, according to FOX Sports' Jay Glazer.

Eagles offense explodes in 31-17 win vs. Falcons

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Jeremy Maclin caught TD passes of 8 and 83 yards, leading Philadelphia to a 31-17 win over Atlanta, snapping the Falcons' four-game winning streak.

Vick dropped to No. 3 QB vs. Falcons

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
Michael Vick will be the Eagles' No. 3 QB vs. the Falcons, as his sore ribs have not healed enough for him to be the starter or primary backup.

Eagles admit mistake on RB Bell

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
Because they have a good situation right now, the Eagles could afford to admit they made a bad call in having signed RB Mike Bell, whom they traded to Cleveland this week.

Eagles name QB Kolb as starter vs. Falcons

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Kevin Kolb will get the Week Six start against the Falcons, with Michael Vick still suffering from a rib injury.

Former Eagles OL Peoples dies

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Former Eagles OL Woody Peoples died Tuesday evening at the age of 67, the team announced Thursday.

Browns trade Harrison to Eagles for Bell

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
The Browns have traded RB Jerome Harrison to the Eagles for RB Mike Bell, the Eagles announced Wednesday. 

DT Bunkley (elbow) likely done for the year

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
Eagles DT Brodrick Bunkley will likely miss the rest of the season after tearing a ligament in his elbow, the team reported on its Web site.

Eagles OLT Peters will undergo MRI

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Eagles starting OLT Jason Peters will undergo an MRI on his sprained left knee on Monday, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Kolb leads Eagles past winless 49ers 27-24

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 12:07 a.m. ET
Kevin Kolb passed for 253 yards while capably filling in for injured Michael Vick, and Quintin Mikell returned Alex Smith's fumble 51 yards for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter of the Philadelphia Eagles' 27-24 victory over the ...

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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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