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 games (three starts), throwing for 402 yards and a touchdown on 35 completions out of 49 attempts, while rushing 10 times for 56 yards and a score.
The 6-3, 209-pound signal-caller never had the opportunity to be the starter, as he had to backup two Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks in Ben Roethlisberger and Joe Flacco.
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However, his talents and abilities were never ignored. He has a decent arm and his mobility is uncanny. For the Ravens, Dixon was used heavily in practice to simulate the actions of their mobile opposing quarterbacks.
It’s safe to say that had Dixon, 28, been give...