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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

No QB controversy, but Eagles have tougher decision

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Michael Vick, who was strong in Kevin Kolb's place, might believe he's best suited to start at quarterback for the Eagles, but head coach Andy Reid wisely has said he'll go back to Kolb when he's ...

Reid not ruling QB Kolb, MLB Bradley out for Week Two

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid did not rule out QB Kevin Kolb or MLB Stewart Bradley for the team's Week Two game against the Lions despite both sustaining concussions in the season opener against the Packers.

Reports: Eagles C Jackson will miss rest of season with torn biceps muscle

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Reports indicate that Eagles starting C Jamaal Jackson will miss the 2010 season with a torn biceps muscle.

Rodgers leads Packers to 27-20 win vs. Eagles

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw a pair of touchdown passes, Mason Crosby kicked a team-record 56-yard field goal and the Green Bay Packers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-20.

Report: Weaver done for season with torn ACL

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
Leonard Weaver's injury appears to be as bad as it looked, as the Eagles' Pro Bowl fullback reportedly will miss the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

Concussions knock out Eagles QB Kolb, MLB Bradley

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Kevin Kolb and MLB Stewart Bradley both suffered concussions in the first half of Philadelphia's Week One game with the Packers and will not return.

Report: Eagles FB Weaver suffers knee sprain

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Eagles FB Leonard Weaver will miss the rest of Sunday's game and possibly longer after suffering a knee injury vs. the Packers.

Eagles ready for Kolb era to begin

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
Although the preseason featured its share of rough moments on offense for the Eagles, they are going forward with extreme confidence in QB Kevin Kolb.

Insider: Vick has 'got his burst back'

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Eagles will have a difficult time keeping backup QB Michael Vick off the field this season, one NFL insider says in "Audibles."

Eagles re-sign Jean-Gilles, add five to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Sunday that they have re-signed OG Max Jean-Gilles to the active roster and signed the following five players to the practice squad: WR Chad Hall, RB Martell Mallett, DT Jeff Owens, OG-C Dallas Reynolds and C A ...

Patriots lose McGowan, trade for Page, White

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
New England acquired Chiefs S Jarrad Page in a trade after placing S Brandon McGowan on injured reserve Saturday. They also traded for Eagles LB Tracy White, giving up a 2012 draft choice.

Seahawks acquire OG Andrews, lose O-line coach Gibbs

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 8:05 p.m. ET
Seattle traded for Eagles OG Stacy Andrews on Saturday, but lost offensive line coach Alex Gibbs, according to an NFL Network report.

Eagles trade for Ravens DE Barnes

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
The Eagles have acquired DE Antwan Barnes from the Ravens for an undisclosed 2011 draft pick.

Eagles trade for OG Wells, place Abiamiri on PUP list

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Needing some healthy bodies on the offensive line, the Eagles acquired OG Reggie Wells from Arizona for an undisclosed draft choice. Philly also placed DE Victor Abiamiri on the PUP list and cut 10 players.

Kolb looks ready to produce

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
When looking for intriguing QB prospects for your fantasy team, your list of targets should include the Eagles' Kevin Kolb, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

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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