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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 lose one DE, add another

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Eagles placed DE Ricky Sapp on I.R. and signed former Texans DE Pannel Egboh.  

Eagles trade FB Scott to Cardinals for CB Calvin

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Monday that they have traded FB Charles Scott to the Cardinals for CB Jorrick Calvin, a swap of 2010 sixth-round draft picks.

Eagles excited about TE Harbor's potential

Posted Aug. 28, 2010 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
One of the standouts of the Eagles' impressive draft class has been TE Clay Harbor, who was somewhat of an unknown coming into the NFL from Missouri State.

Eagles starters Jackson, Cole leave game with injuries

Posted Aug. 28, 2010 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
WR DeSean Jackson and DE Trent Cole both left Friday night's preseason game against the Chiefs because of injury.

Chiefs rookie Sheffield carted off field

Posted Aug. 28, 2010 @ 7:11 a.m. ET
Chiefs rookie LB Cameron Sheffield was carted off the field Friday night with a neck injury after a helmet-to-helmet hit with Eagles RB Mike Bell.

Eagles TE Ingram to miss Friday's game

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Eagles TE Cornelius Ingram had a Baker's cyst drained from the back of his left knee and calf on Thursday and will miss Friday's preseason game against the Chiefs.

49ers land RB Westbrook

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed veteran RB Brian Westbrook to a one-year deal, creating one of the league's top backfields.

Eagles rookie Graham exceeding expectations

Posted Aug. 15, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Eagles are trying to downplay the big strides being made by first-round DE Brandon Graham in training camp, says "NFC Whispers," but he'll soon crack the starting lineup.

Eagles' Sims has been 'animal' in camp

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Eagles are known as one of the hardest-hitting teams in training camp, but even they had to hold back LB Ernie Sims, who appears to be on a mission to prove his doubters wrong.

Eagles add TE Lawrie, drop Rucker

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 9:15 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced Monday that they have signed TE Nate Lawrie. To make room for him on the 80-man roster, the team released TE Martin Rucker.

It's official: League won't suspend Vick

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 2:46 a.m. ET
The NFL will not suspend Michael Vick as a result of a shooting that occurred at his 30th birthday party June 25. Word that the league wouldn't punish the Eagles' quarterback surfaced more than a week ago, but the ...

Maclin suffers bone bruise in knee

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 2:19 a.m. ET
Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin suffered a bone bruise in his left knee during afternoon workouts Tuesday but no ligament damage, CSNPhilly.com reported, citing a league source.

Eagles sign ex-Ravens WR Washington

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Eagles have come to terms with unrestricted free-agent WR Kelley Washington, an eighth-year veteran who is coming off his most productive season.

Broncos trade Arrington to Eagles for Mays

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
The Eagles and Broncos made a trade Friday night, sending LB Joe Mays to Denver and RB-RS J.J. Arrington to Philadelphia.

Eagles still have questions in offensive backfield

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Offensively, there's little not to like about the Eagles' potential, but the offensive backfield is an area with some unknowns.

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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