Posts Tagged ‘Dennis Dixon’

Has Dixon showed enough to take job?

Has Dennis Dixon done enough to unseat Byron Leftwich as the interim starter in Pittsburgh?

Tomlin: Dixon will take first-team reps for Steelers

Steelers Mike Tomlin said Dennis Dixon will take some first-team reps against the Broncos on Sunday.

Looking at Leftwich vs. Dixon

Which quarterback is the better option to start for the Steelers — Byron Leftwich or Dennis Dixon?

Tomlin: Dixon will have to ‘take’ starting job

With each passing day, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback blueprint (for lack of a better term) becomes a little bit more clear. Sort of.

Can Dixon push Leftwich for starting job?

Following his performance in the preseason opener, Dennis Dixon is gaining support to get a shot to be the (interim) starter for the Steelers.

Tomlin: Roethlisberger will play in preseason

Ben Roethlisberger didn’t see the field during the Steelers’ preseason opener against the Lions, but will get playing time before he begins to serve a suspension to start to the regular season, according to coach Mike Tomlin.

Roethlisberger getting early reps with first-team

Mike Tomlin is setting an early tone at Steelers training camp, giving Ben Roethlisberger many of the first-team reps.

Steelers face QB dilemma with no blueprint

Mike Tomlin and Bruce Arians are in a very unique position as the Steelers open training camp.

Steelers’ QB battle heats up off the field, too

Is Dennis Dixon unhappy with his slot in the Steelers’ quarterback pecking order? His agent sure seems to be, according to a published report.

Tomlin cautions not to read too much into OTAs

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin met with the media Wednesday for the first time since QB Ben Roethlisberger returned to the practice field.

Dixon believes he has equal opportunity in competition

Veteran QB Byron Leftwich is taking the first-team snaps with the Steelers during OTAs this week, and that’s nothing new. But Dennis Dixon believes he’s getting an equal opportunity in the Steelers’ QB competition.

Woodson: Dixon is best choice for Steelers

NFL Network analysts Solomon Wilcots and Rod Woodson see Dennis Dixon as the best short-term replacement for Ben Roethlisberger.

Tomlin: Leftwich has ‘bulk’ of Steelers’ first-team reps

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin touched on his quarterback competition Tuesday, acknowledging at this early stage that Byron Leftwich has received “the bulk” of first-team repetitions.

Roundup: QB Campbell clear favorite at Raiders camp

Raiders coach Tom Cable is not going to select a starting quarterback in May. Cable calls it an open competition. Others call it a formality because newly acquired QB Jason Campbell was the hands-down favorite at the Raiders three-day minicamp over the weekend.

Roundup: Martz impressed with Cutler so far

Bears QB Jay Cutler and Mike Martz are off to a great start in Chicago, as the new offensive coordinator offers heavy praise for his strong-armed signal caller.

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