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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 come to terms with first-rounder Graham

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
The Eagles reached a contract agreement with first-round pick DE Brandon Graham late Thursday. Terms of the deal weren't immediately available.

Eagles sign S Antoine Harris

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Thursday that they have signed S Antoine Harris and waived/injured S Brett Johnson.

Eagles sign second-rounder Allen, cut Hall

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced Tuesday that they have officially signed S Nate Allen to a four-year contract. To make room on the 80-man roster, the Eagles released LB-DE Alex Hall, whom they had acquired in early April in a trade with ...

Eagles' Vick cleared to take part in training camp

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
The NFL has completed its investigation into the shooting at Michael Vick's 30th birthday party and will not suspend him as a result.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
In the fifth part of our series of training-camp reports, we look at NFC East teams, including a Redskins club with newcomer Donovan McNabb at the helm.

Eagles, Graham have yet to start negotiations

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
The Eagles and first-round DE Brandon Graham have yet to begin contract negotiations, a source close to the situation told PFW late Tuesday night.

NFC East sleepers few and far between

Posted July 20, 2010 @ noon ET
The NFC East stands as one of the toughest divisions, top to bottom, and there are not a lot of quality sleeper candidates with so many established stars.

Eagles have no plans to cut Vick

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Eagles plan to keep QB Michael Vick on the team despite vague reports indicating that he was present the night of a shooting at his 30th birthday party.

Considering Kolb as a fantasy starter

Posted July 12, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Although Eagles QB Kevin Kolb might not be an ace fantasy starter from the outset, I do believe you’re going to be looking at a top-10 fantasy QB when the dust settles.

Report: Vick barred from leaving Pennsylvania

Posted July 11, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick has been barred from traveling outside of Pennsylvania by probation officials following a shooting at his birthday party last month, Vick's spokeswoman told NBC 10 in Philadelphia.

Prosecutor: Vick involved in confrontation before shooting

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
In a new development surrounding the shooting at Michael Vick's 30th birthday party, the prosecutor in Virginia Beach, Va., said Wednesday that the Eagles quarterback was involved in a confrontation at the scene prior to the shooting.

No charges filed in shooting at Vick's party

Posted July 06, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Virginia Beach police say investigators have identified the shooter of an unidentified person at the birthday party of Eagles QB Michael Vick, but no charges will be filed in the case.

Eagles deny report they're considering release of Vick

Posted July 03, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
The Eagles issued a statement Saturday refuting an Associated Press report that they are considering releasing QB Michael Vick in the wake of a shooting that occurred a week ago at his 30th birthday party.

Eagles claim S Johnson from Bills

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
The Eagles have claimed S Brett Johnson off waivers from the Bills.

Eagles know running game remains vital

Posted June 26, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
With all of the talk about how the offense will be different with the change from Donovan McNabb to Kevin Kolb at quarterback, it's easy to forget how important the run game might be in the big picture.

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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