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Dennis Dixon Biography
Dennis Dixon was born January 11, 1985 in Oakland, California and is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Steelers in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon.
In the 2008 NFL Draft, Dixon was taken in the 5th round (156th overall) by the Pittsburgh Steelers. It was speculated that he could be used in the manner that the Steelers used Antwaan Randle-El (a college quarterback turned NFL receiver).
Dennis passed for a combined 12 for 24 in passing attempts in two 2008 preseason games, in addition, he ran for a 47 yard touchdown against the Buffalo Bills. On December 28, 2008, Dixon completed his first official NFL pass to Hines Wardthe reception was Ward's 800th.
Dixon was deactivated for most of the 2008 season as the third-string quarterback behind Ben Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich. He received a Super Bowl ring after Super Bowl XLIII.
Dixon made his first career start on November 29, 2009 against the Baltimore Ravens after injuries suffered by Roethlisberger and Charlie Batch a week earlier moved him up the depth chart. In that game the Steelers went on to lose 20-17 in OT. Dixon had a strong first half and finished with 12 completions out of 26 passes with 1 TD and 1 INT for 145 yards and also ran for 27 yards on 3 carries, including one run for a touchdown. However, his one interception was in the overtime period, allowing the Baltimore Ravens to kick a field goal for the winning score.
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