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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

NFC East Spin cycle: Three-team race in NFC East

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
The NFC East is a logjam at the top: The Redskins, Cowboys and Giants are all at 8-6 with two weeks left to settle things.

Brown's offseason goal: Hang on to the ball

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
Eagles RB Bryce Brown has shown some impressive flashes, but his lack of ball control is disconcerting.

Opportunistic Bengals defense crushes Eagles

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 12:05 a.m. ET
An opportunistic defense forced five turnovers, including Wallace Gilberry's fumble-return TD, and the Bengals beat the Eagles 34-13.

Eagles disappoint and Colts surprise in 2012

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
The PFW staff voted on its most disappointing and surprising teams of 2012, and the Eagles and Colts came out on top.

Eagles place DT Patterson on reserve list

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Eagles placed DT Mike Patterson on the reserve/non-football injury list and promoted FB-TE Emil Igwenagu from the practice squad.

Eagles might have QB to build around

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Eagles rookie QB Nick Foles’ late-game heroics — and eight straight quality quarters of football now — have the team thinking it might have something.

NFC East Spin cycle: Clean sweep as race thickens

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The NFC East remains a three-way race with all four teams winning Sunday. David Wilson had a record day in the Giants' win.

Foles leads Eagles to thrilling win over Buccaneers

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Nick Foles threw a pair of touchdown passes in the final four minutes, as Philadelphia rallied to beat the Buccaneers 23-21 and end an eight-game losing streak.

Foles, Cousins join in on rookie QB fun

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Kirk Cousins and Nick Foles are the two latest rookie-QB phenomenons; plus, are Norv Turner, Ron Rivera and Andy Reid too late?

NFC East Spin cycle: Eagles' defense needs major overhaul

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The NFC East race is officially on after the Cowboys beat the Eagles Sunday night and the Redskins took down the Giants on Monday.

Eagles fire Washburn

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced early Monday morning that they have relieved defensive line coach Jim Washburn of his duties.

Romo sets franchise record in Cowboys' win over Eagles

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes to break Troy Aikman's career franchise record, and the Cowboys beat the Eagles 38-33 on Sunday night.

What Babin's release means for Eagles' future

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Eagles' release of DE Jason Babin is murky on some levels, crystal-clear on others. But either way you look at it, the move had major ramifications.

Eagles QB Vick not cleared to practice

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick did not pass his imPACT test on Wednesday and will not be cleared to practice on Thursday, the team’s website reported.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Eagles demise began with Washburn hiring

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Things started going downhill for Andy Reid and the Eagles when they hired DL coach Jim Washburn before hiring a defensive coordinator.

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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