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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 eying more toughness at linebacker

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Moise Fokou has taken the first-team SLB reps from Akeem Jordan in a move that will sacrifice speed for strength at the point of attack.

Eagles CB Samuel, WR Cooper out; RB McCoy questionable

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
Concussions will keep Eagles CB Asante Samuel and WR Riley Cooper out of Philadelphia's Sunday-night game with the 49ers.

Vick needs to repent to earn forgiveness

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
What are NFL fans to do about Michael Vick? Do we cheer him on, object to his presence on the field, or pretend the dilemma doesn't exist while doing our best to ignore him?

Vick out "Maybe a week, maybe two weeks"

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick told a Virginia radio station he will not miss much time due to the rib injury he sustained in Week Four.

Injuries to Vick, McCoy cloud picture in Philly

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Just when it looked like everything in the Eagles' offense was going swimmingly, rib injuries to QB Michael Vick and RB LeSean McCoy in Week Four have drastically changed the outlook.

Eagles dealing with rib injuries for Vick, McCoy

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Eagles continue to suffer crucial offensive injuries as QB Michael Vick and RB LeSean McCoy both suffered rib-related ailments in Sunday's loss to the Redskins, leaving their availability up in the air.

Rib injuries for Eagles' Vick and McCoy

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick has a rib cartilage injury and RB LeSean McCoy has a rib fracture, head coach Andy Reid told reporters on Monday.

With Vick out, Redskins win McNabb Bowl

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
Donovan McNabb threw for 125 yards and one touchdown, leading the Washington Redskins to a 17-12 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in his first game against his former team.

Vick injured vs. Redskins

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick left the team's Week Four game vs. the Redskins at the end of the first quarter with an apparent injury to his rib cage or collarbone.

Eagles' McCoy picking up pass responsibilities

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
The biggest question by far about Eagles RB LeSean McCoy last season was his ability to handle pass protection, but he has come a long way in his second year.

Suddenly valuable Vick breathing life into Philly offense

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Kevin Kolb was supposed to be the guy to keep the Eagles' offense moving with Donovan McNabb off to Washington. Instead, Michael Vick has been that man.

Vick's four TDs lead Eagles past Jags

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Michael Vick threw three touchdown passes, ran for another score and the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 28-3 Sunday.

Rookie Allen making positive impression on Eagles

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
The Eagles were hoping for good things from Nate Allen when they drafted the free safety in the second round of April's draft, and he hasn't disappointing, according to our NFC East Whispers.

McCoy in key position to help Eagles

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Entering the season, there were questions about how Eagles RB LeSean McCoy might handle being the starter, but he has answered many of them so far.

Vikings sign WR Baskett

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
While Vincent Jackson’s name continues to swirl in trade rumors, the Vikings signed WR Hank Baskett, who was cut by the Eagles this week.

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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