• Eagles sign Dennis Dixon

    Summary of 10 articles · Updated Feb 15, 2013
    It’s been expected for a while and the Eagles made it official with quarterback Dennis Dixon on Thursday. The Eagles and QB Dennis Dixon have come to terms on a two-year deal. Quarterback Dennis Dixon, who spent this past season on the Ravens' practice squad, has signed a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles, the team and his agent announced this afternoon. The Philadelphia Eagles signed Dennis Dixon to a two-year contract Thursday, reuniting the quarterback with coach Chip Kelly. Dixon is a five-year NFL veteran who played his college football at the University of Oregon. However, Dixon's position and his connection to Kelly make this more than a run-of-the-mill February signing. Dixon, 28, was drafted in the fifth round of the 2008 draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers after throwing for 2,136 yards with 20 touchdowns and four interceptions, completing 67.7 percent of his passes under Kelly at Oregon before tearing his ACL in the 10th game of the 2007 season. He also rushed for 583 yards.
    • New Eagles coaches speak Kelly

      We touched on this briefly Thursday in a post on the Dennis Dixon signing, but Reuben Frank has a piece up on CSNPhilly.com about significance of the five assistant coaches Chip Kelly brought with him from Oregon to the Philadelphia Eagles: “I knew I wa
      Source: ESPN.com
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      Eagles coach Chip Kelly wants his team to practice the same way they play, which will mean a pace that most NFL teams aren’t used to keeping during their workouts. Kelly doesn’t want that to become a problem in his first season in the NFL, so he broug

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