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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

Vick co-defendant shot outside QB's birthday party

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
According to multiple reports, the man shot outside a club that hosted the 30th birthday party for Eagles QB Michael Vick is one of the co-defendants in Vick’s dogfighting case.

Eagles sign third-rounder Te’o-Nesheim

Posted June 16, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed versatile rookie DE Daniel Te’o-Nesheim, their third-round pick in April’s draft.

Eagles sign QB Kafka, TE Harbor to deals

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
The Eagles have announced the signings of two 2010 draft picks, QB Mike Kafka and TE Clay Harbor, both fourth-rounders.

Eagles want to extend, finish drives better

Posted June 12, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
New Eagles QB Kevin Kolb made it clear that he hopes one thing will be the same from last year's offense. "We love the quick strike," Kolb said.

McNabb: Contract extension will take care of itself

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
In an interview with PFW, Redskins QB Donovan McNabb said he feels no rush to get an extension with his new team.

Eagles, Sapp agree to four-year deal

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles have announced the signing of fifth-round DE-OLB Ricky Sapp to a four-year contract.

Eagles sign four draft picks

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed contracts with four 2010 draft picks: fourth-round CB Trevard Lindley, and seventh rounders LB Jamar Chaney, DT Jeff Owens and S Kurt Coleman.

Eagles sign sixth-round pick Scott

Posted June 02, 2010 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced Wednesday that they have agreed to terms with RB Charles Scott on a four-year contract. Scott was the team's sixth-round draft pick.

Achilles injury may be season-ending for Eagles' Jackson

Posted June 01, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Eagles FS Marlin Jackson ruptured the Achilles tendon in his right leg at OTAs on Tuesday. Although the team didn't estimate the recovery time Jackson will need, this type of injury is usually season-ending.

Eagles offer intriguing flexibility in secondary

Posted May 22, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
One of the themes of the Eagles this offseason has been change, and it's in the secondary where there is some real intrigue about who will end up playing where, when the chips are all settled.

Expect Eagles to use some 3-4 looks

Posted May 14, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott appears ready to experiment with some 3-4 alignments in training camp.

Center battle could be Eagles' most significant

Posted May 08, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
Some of the more important position battles are starting to shape up, and with new QB Kevin Kolb in place, the Eagles' most significant competition could happen at center.

Eagles sign QB Kolb to one-year extension

Posted April 29, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced they have signed QB Kevin Kolb to a one-year contract extension through the 2011 season.

Eagles claim OG Murphy from Bucs

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles have claimed OG Shawn Murphy, who was waived by the Buccaneers on Monday.

2010 draft choices by team: Eagles

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:07 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2010 NFL draft.

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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