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Season over for QB Dixon

In a move we speculated on awhile back, the Steelers today put QB Dennis Dixon on IR, ending his 2010 season. The move isn’t that shocking, as it means the team will keep Charlie Batch when Ben Roethlisberger gets back next week.

Matt Loede has been in the sports media for over 16 years, with experience covering the MLB, NBA, and NFL. On Sunday’s during football season, you can hear Matt on national networks like Fox Sports Radio, Associated Press, and others. Born and raised in Cleveland Ohio, Matt studies and talks football inside and out, and is anxious to share his thoughts and comments with readers on a daily basis.

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  1. mark

    October 2, 2010 at 4:24 pm

    I have to believe that Dixon has played his last game as a Steeler. I cant imagine the Steelers tying up significant money in him for next year as a back-up again since he really didnt “light it up” when he had his chances to play. His recent injury hurt his development, but his rather quick recovery should have kept him in the mix. I think the decision to put him on I.R said a lot about how much the Steelers feel about Batch and Leftwich behind Ben. If Batch retires at seasons end, the team will have little trouble signing a 3rd QB. Dixon could not be considered the future because the future is now and it remains in Ben’s hands for many more seasons.

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