Has Dennis Dixon done enough to unseat Byron Leftwich as the interim starter in Pittsburgh?
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Steelers Mike Tomlin said Dennis Dixon will take some first-team reps against the Broncos on Sunday.
Which quarterback is the better option to start for the Steelers — Byron Leftwich or Dennis Dixon?
With each passing day, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback blueprint (for lack of a better term) becomes a little bit more clear. Sort of.
Following his performance in the preseason opener, Dennis Dixon is gaining support to get a shot to be the (interim) starter for the Steelers.
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.
Mike Tomlin is setting an early tone at Steelers training camp, giving Ben Roethlisberger many of the first-team reps.
Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2010 Training Camps, Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Arians, Byron Leftwich, Dennis Dixon, Frank Tadych, Marshall Faulk, Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers, Warren Sapp
Mike Tomlin and Bruce Arians are in a very unique position as the Steelers open training camp.
Is Dennis Dixon unhappy with his slot in the Steelers’ quarterback pecking order? His agent sure seems to be, according to a published report.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin met with the media Wednesday for the first time since QB Ben Roethlisberger returned to the practice field.
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.
NFL Network analysts Solomon Wilcots and Rod Woodson see Dennis Dixon as the best short-term replacement for Ben Roethlisberger.
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.
Posted: Monday, May 3rd, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Ben Roethlisberger, Dennis Dixon, DeSean Jackson, Detroit Lions, Jahvid Best, JaMarcus Russell, Jason Campbell, Kevin Smith, Maurice Morris, Mike Williams, Oakland Raiders, Pete Carroll, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Sam Bradford, Seattle Seahawks, St. Louis Rams, Tom Cable
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.
Posted: Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Bruce Arians, Calvin Pace, Chicago Bears, Dennis Dixon, Jay Cutler, Jeff George, June Jones, Mike Martz, Mike Wallace, New York Jets, Philip Rivers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Roger Goodell, Santonio Holmes
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.