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Chip Kelly has worked fast in Philadelphia, making sure that his coaching staff would be formed prior to free agency and the draft. His moves, while they may pan out, are starting to become quite a few head scratchers. Within the last few weeks, Kelly either approved the hiring of or directly chose to bring in assistants Pat Shurmur (offensive coordinator) and Billy Davis (defensive coordinator). And now, comes the potential media bomb shell, the signing of former Oregon Duck Dennis Dixon.
The most puzzling of the three decisions may be Dixon, but let's not start there.
Davis may have to be chalked up to an impulse buy. Sure, you simply must have a defensive coordinator and Davis has a considerably long NFL career, but that career is not full of greatness, as Davis has spent the last several years on let's say “questionable” coaching staffs. This will be Davis' eighth stop since the year 2000, and his third attempt leading the defensive staff, since calling the...
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QuarterbacksTags: Dennis DixonPhiladelphia EaglesThe Eagles have agreed to a two-year deal with one of Chip Kelly’s former quarterbacks Dennis Dixon. Dixon was on the Ravens practice team and became a free agent, therefore free to sign with any team of his choosing.
This can’t be good news for second-year quarterback Nick Foles. ...
It has long been rumored that the Philadelphia Eagles would sign former Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Dennis Dixon as soon as Chip Kelly was announced as their new head coach, and on Thursday it finally happened as Dixon agreed to a two-year contract.
Dixon spent most of the 2012 season on the Ravens practice squad after spending four seasons with the Steelers...
Only days after restructuring quarterback Michael Vick's contract; the Philadelphia Eagles have signed quarterback Dennis Dixon to a two-year contract on Thursday.Dixon was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 5th round of the 2008 draft. He just so happened to play his college days for new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly.Over his career; Dixon played in 4 games for the Steelers...
Quarterback Dennis Dixon may have finally found a team that will use his abilities on game day. The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms with Dixon on a two-year contract Thursday.
Dixon spent the 2012 season of the Baltimore Ravens’ practice squad. Originally selected in the fifth round (156th overall) by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2008, Dixon has played in four career...
Since his time in Philadelphia, Chip Kelly has said time and time again that he doesn't plan on the Eagles resembling his old Oregon teams in any way.Well, looks like things have changed.On a day that only seems right, Valentines Day, Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles signed QB Dennis Dixon to a 2-year deal.That's right! The Eagles will sign a Super Bowl winning quarterback...
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed quarterback Dennis Dixon
to a two-year contract, the team has announced.
Dixon’s new contract with the Eagles includes incentives
that will activate if he becomes the team’s starting quarterback, according to
Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
Dixon has been tied to the Eagles since the team announced
the hiring of head coach Chip Kelly. Dixon...
Once again the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback situation is in the news, as the team signed 28-year old quarterback Dennis Dixon to a two-year contract yesterday, just days after restructuring the contract of Michael Vick, who has entered the past two seasons as the franchises’ starting quarterback.
Dixon, who was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round of the 2008...
Chip Kelly‘s tenure in Philadelphia has just begun, which means Nick Foles‘ time should be coming to a close very shortly.
Kelly is expected to run a read-option offensive system with the Eagles, much like he did at Oregon, all but eliminating Foles, a 6-foot-6 pocket passer, from the team’s starting quarterback job. The starting job is now expected to play out between incumbent...
The Philadelphia Eagles announced yesterday that they have signed QB Dennis Dixon to a two year contract. Dixon was drafted in 5th round of 2008 draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers and a member of the Ravens practice squad last year. Chip Kelly was Dennis Dixon’s Offensive coordinator with Oregon in 2007. Starting 38 games as QB, Dixon passed…
Editor’s Note: Vick gets one year deal, Dixon gets two year deal, Nick Foles promised elevator given shaft.
The Philadelphia Eagles signed Dennis Dixon to a two-year contract Thursday, reuniting the quarterback with coach Chip Kelly.
Kelly was Oregon’s offensive coordinator when Dixon was the Ducks’ quarterback. He spent last season on the practice squad of the Super...
The Eagles have agreed to a two-year contract with quarterback Dennis Dixon. SOURCE: Chris Mortensen, ESPNFantasy Spin:New Eagles coach Chip Kelly was Oregon's OC in Dixon's senior year before becoming head coach there for four years. Dixon hasn't proven that he has enough talent to compete at the NFL level but he fits into the offense Kelly wants to run so he could see...
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On Valentine's day, there was some positive love, and some negative, twisted words love. The Eagles signed a former Chip Kelly product, and the Flyers are ready to hit the ice vs the New Jersey Devils.
The article everyone was talking about on Thursday was based around Flyers prospect Nick Cousins. Philly.com, featured a story with quotes from...