Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/31/13
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NEW ORLEANS - Dennis Dixon hasn't thrown a pass in an NFL game since Week 2 of the 2010 season when he started the first two games for the Pittsburgh Steelers while Ben Roethlisberger served a suspension. In fact, Dixon has just 59 pass attempts through his first four NFL seasons. He left the Steelers last offseason hoping to find an opportunity to compete for a starting job, but found tepid interest - to put it mildly - on the free-agent market and eventually signed with the Baltimore Ravens' practice squad. He has spent the season holding a clipboard behind Joe Flacco and Tyrod Taylor, but has been thrust back into the limelight this week even though he won't be active for Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday. With his former college head coach, Chip Kelly, taking over the Philadelphia Eagles, there is wide speculation that Dixon will be in the mix in Philadelphia next season. Dixon told The Sports Xchange that he is "tight" with Kelly, but that the two haven't spoken since the Ravens...
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