Dennis Dixon: A Different Quarterback with a Different Skill Set

Posted: 2nd December 2009 by Vicki Farries in NFL
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The Steelers had a decent chance with time left in the first half to get into field goal range to close in on that sevenûpoint deficit. Nineteen seconds left in the first half and down 14-7, the Steelers on their 40, hand off to RB Carey Davis for a one yard gain. They needed twenty yards for a field goal to end the half. Instead they play conservative and run out the clock. In the third quarter No. 3 QB Dennis Dixon puts the Steelers in position to earn a field goal to make the score 14-10. Gaining confidence as the game went on Dixon gave the Steelers the lead in the fourth quarter. 6:32 left in the fourth quarter, 3rd-and-5 on the Baltimore 24, Dixon thinking on his feet, rushes for 24 yards to score his first NFL touchdown. It was a perfect call against that Raven blitz. TE Heath Mill ...

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