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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

Jaguars claim DE Babin

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Jaguars claimed former Eagles DE Jason Babin off waivers, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Eagles release DE Babin

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Eagles released DE Jason Babin, the team announced on Tuesday. He had only 5½ sacks this season after 18 a year ago.

Eagles place WR Jackson on I.R.

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The Eagles will place WR DeSean Jackson on injured reserve with fractured ribs, head coach Andy Reid announced Tuesday.

NFC East Spin cycle: Giants do selves big favor

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
The NFC East is a two-horse race, and the Giants did themselves a big favor by trouncing the Packers and keeping a two-game divisional lead.

Newton leads Panthers past Eagles

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 12:47 a.m. ET
Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to lead the Panthers to a 30-22 victory over the Eagles on Monday night.

Eagles' Vick, McCoy will not play vs. Panthers

Posted Nov. 24, 2012 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick and RB LeSean McCoy have officially been ruled out of Monday night's game against the Panthers.

Eagles-Cowboys remains Sunday night game in Week 13

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The NFL announced Monday that the Week 13 Sunday-night game between the Eagles and Cowboys on NBC will not be flexed out.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cowboys, Redskins win to set up Thanksgiving showdown

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and Redskins both won in Week 11 to set up a Thanksgiving Day showdown between the longtime rivals.

Secondary mess for Eagles gets worse

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
The Eagles' problems are well-documented, and Kurt Coleman is the latest member to suffer through a forgettable game.

RG3, Redskins roll past Eagles

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III threw for 200 yards and ran for 84 in a 31-6 win over the Eagles.

Eagles rookie QB Foles to start Sunday

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
As expected, rookie QB Nick Foles will start for the Eagles on Sunday for the injured Michael Vick, according to multiple reports.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Head coaches not only ones to blame

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Everyone is ready to can the head coach when problems arise. But what about some of the assistants, like Eagles OL coach Howard Mudd?

Eagles sign veteran OL Scott

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed OL Jake Scott on Monday and released OG Julian Vandervelde.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cowboys closing the game with Giants

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Should the Giants be concerned? They're now only 1.5 games up in the East over the Cowboys, who won in Philly.

Cowboys rally past Eagles in 38-23 win

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
Tony Romo threw a pair of touchdowns to lead the Cowboys to a 38-23 win over the Eagles on Sunday.

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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