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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

Key matchup: Eagles CBs vs. Cardinals WRs

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Eagles' CBs vs. the Cardinals' WRs in the Week Three duel in the desert.

Eagles place C Kelce on I.R.

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
The Eagles placed starting C Jason Kelce on the season-ending injured reserve list and signed C Steve Vallos.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and Redskins take two big steps back, the Giants avoid 0-2 and the Eagles keep winning. But how exactly?

Eagles C Kelce tears MCL, partially tears ACL

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles won their second straight close game Sunday but suffered a big loss in the process.

Vick's late TD gives Eagles win over Ravens

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Michael Vick scored on a 1-yard TD run with 1:55 left, helping the Eagles overcome a slew of turnovers to beat the Ravens 24-23 on Sunday.

Eagles sign WR Gilyard, release S Jarrett

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed WR Mardy Gilyard and released 2011 second-round pick S Jaiquawn Jarrett.

Eagles' Jackson to make $50K donation to charity

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Eagles WR DeSean Jackson will donate $50,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project. 

NFC East Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Giants are 0-1, the Eagles barely survived Cleveland and the Redskins and Cowboys appear to be top dogs in the division.

Eagles sneak past Browns despite four Vick INTs

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Michael Vick overcame four interceptions as the Eagles opened the season with a nerve-racking 17-16 win over the Browns.

Pressure mounting on Eagles' Watkins

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Eagles say second-year OG Danny Watkins is better, but he has to prove it on the field.

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

Former Eagles OL Savitsky passes away

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Former Eagles OL George Savitsky passed away on Sept. 4 because of complications stemming from pneumonia.

Jaguars waive TE Miller injured, claim TE Brackett

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have waived TE Zach Miller injured and claimed former Eagles TE Brett Brackett off waivers.

Giants awarded OT Jones on waivers, cut Petrus

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
The Giants have been awarded OT D.J. Jones on waivers from the Eagles.

Reid faces win-or-else directive from Eagles

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
Andy Reid enters his 14th season as head coach of the Eagles with no promises he'll be back for No. 15 unless he wins big in 2012.

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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