So much for Dennis Dixon having a leg up because he knows Chip Kelly's offense.
Dixon was one of 12 players cut by the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday as they moved closer to the 53-player roster limit. He had a standout career at Oregon when Kelly was the Ducks' offensive coordinator there, and signed with the Eagles in February, not long after Kelly took the job. But Dixon's true shot at earning a spot as the No. 3 quarterback behind Michael Vick and Nick Foles was all but lost once the Eagles drafted USC's Matt Barkley in the fourth round in April.
But with Vick and Foles ahead of him, Barkley is also in an uncomfortable spot. Highly decorated as a Trojan, he now finds himself as a reserve for pretty much the first time in his career.
His only chance at playing time will come if Vick or Foles are injured. Of course, that's a real possibility, especially with Vick, who has missed 11 games because of injuries over the last three seasons.
Barkley and Foles took all the snaps in Ph...