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Thu, 05 Jan 2006 18:43:23 -0800
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys S Tony Dixon is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2005 season ends.
Sun, 01 Jan 2006 16:49:05 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have declared QB Drew Henson, DL Junior Glymph, DL Kenyon Coleman, OG Marco Rivera, OT Marcus Price, TE Sean Ryan, SS Tony Dixon, DL Vontrell Jamison inactive for Week 17.
Mon, 26 Dec 2005 11:04:30 -0800
The Dallas Morning News reports the Dallas Cowboys have re-signed S Tony Dixon.
Wed, 09 Nov 2005 20:26:49 -0800
Mickey Spagnola, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys SS Tony Dixon was released from the team.
Tue, 01 Nov 2005 14:55:28 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys announced they have signed S Tony Dixon (Redskins). Terms of the deal were undisclosed.
Tue, 23 Aug 2005 12:49:55 -0700
Redskins.com reports Washington Redskins S Tony Dixon has been released.
Tue, 23 Aug 2005 06:34:49 -0700
David Elfin, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins S Tony Dixon (hamstring) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 22.
Fri, 19 Aug 2005 21:18:05 -0700
Michael Wright, of the Daily Press, reports Washington Redskins S Tony Dixon (hamstring) did not play in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 19.
Thu, 18 Aug 2005 20:15:47 -0700
Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports Washington Redskins S Tony Dixon (hamstring) will not play in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 19, due to his hamstring injury.
Wed, 17 Aug 2005 20:42:55 -0700
The Washington Post reports Washington Redskins S Tony Dixon (hamstring) remains sidelined with a hamstring injury. He did not practice Wednesday, Aug. 17.
Wed, 17 Aug 2005 11:20:14 -0700
David Elfin, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins S Tony Dixon (hamstring) has been out since Aug. 9, with a strained hamstring. "It's frustrating because you're trying to come in and make a name for yourself and you have a minor setback," said Dixon. "But it's more major for me because these coaches don't know me. Those other guys (except S Omar Stoutmire) have been in battle with them."
Tue, 16 Aug 2005 11:17:35 -0700
The Washington Times reports Washington Redskins S Tony Dixon (hamstring) did not practice Monday, Aug. 15.
Thu, 11 Aug 2005 20:29:42 -0700
The Washington Post reports Washington Redskins S Tony Dixon (hamstring) won't play in the team's pre-season game Saturday, August 13, against the Carolina Panthers.
Tue, 09 Aug 2005 22:00:39 -0700
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins S Tony Dixon (hamstring) did not practice Tuesday, August 9.
Tue, 21 Jun 2005 20:54:44 -0700
Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports Washington Redskins SS Tony Dixon was among several players still working out at Redskins Park Tuesday, June 21. The team has already concluded its offseason coaching sessions.
Sat, 18 Jun 2005 18:03:34 -0700
ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the Washington Redskins signing of S Tony Dixon gets them two things, more depth at the safety position and insurance in case S Sean Taylor's legal troubles sideline him for a portion of the season. The two sides executed a contract shortly after Dixon auditioned for Redskins' coaches and team officials on Saturday afternoon and impressed his audience. Financial terms were not available, but it is believed that Dixon signed a one-year deal that includes a $540,000 base salary.
Sat, 18 Jun 2005 15:23:53 -0700
Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports the Washington Redskins have signed free agent S Tony Dixon (Cowboys) to an undisclosed contract.
Thu, 16 Jun 2005 23:14:17 -0700
SF49ers.com reports free agent S Tony Dixon (Cowboys) visited the San Francisco 49ers last week.
Sat, 05 Mar 2005 08:29:33 -0800
Rick Herrin, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports free agent S Tony Dixon (Cowboys) believes he has played his last down with the Dallas Cowboys. "They want to sign a veteran guy," said Dixon of Dallas. "A guy that's been in the league longer. A guy who's had more experience than I have. I wish them success in finding it." Dixon said he has had discussions with a few teams, but has not been approached with a contract yet.
Tue, 04 Jan 2005 21:06:50 -0800
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys S Tony Dixon is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in March.
Mon, 22 Nov 2004 21:11:34 -0800
Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells said he will continue to rotate FS Lynn Scott and SS Tony Dixon at the strong safety position, reports Rob Phillips of DallasCowboys.com.
Wed, 03 Nov 2004 08:48:45 -0800
Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, reports SS Tony Dixon (hamstring) is expected to be ready to play in the team's Week 9 game against the Cincinnati Bengals, according to head coach Bill Parcells.
Fri, 29 Oct 2004 13:16:41 -0700
Dallas Cowboys S Tony Dixon (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 29, and is expected to play in Week 8.
Mon, 04 Oct 2004 12:07:49 -0700
Rob Phillips, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys S Tony Dixon has been productive this season in place of injured S Darren Woodson (back). "He started a little slow this summer, but I'm really encouraged about what I see there," coach Bill Parcells said of Dixon. "Obviously I'm rooting for him. I'm starting to see a real understanding, a real 'OK, this is the way you do it.' And I saw three or four plays in (practice Friday, Oct. 1) that he made that last year at this time he wouldn't have made." Dixon had a breakout game last week, recording six tackles, two sacks, a forced fumble and a pass deflection versus the Washington Redskins.
Tue, 07 Sep 2004 22:47:33 -0700
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys SS Tony Dixon (personal) was excused from part of the team's practice session Tuesday, Sept. 7, due to personal reasons.
Tue, 10 Aug 2004 09:43:03 -0700
Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports with Dallas Cowboys S Darren Woodson's (back) uncertain return from back surgery, Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells has uneasiness about starting S Tony Dixon in his place. Parcells has instructed his scouts to watch for safety candidates during preseason games. "I am looking around," Parcells said. "It is little early to be looking. There are too many people. You haven't seen enough of everybody. Our scouts have instructions. We are going to see a lot of games this summer."
Wed, 04 Aug 2004 09:47:55 -0700
Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells admits new defensive starters CB Peter Hunter and S Tony Dixon are the main reasons the Cowboys "are up to our rear in alligators on defense." Parcells indicated that he is scanning the waiver wire for defensive help. "We've got a few problems there on defense right this minute," Parcells said. "So we got some things to worry about."
Tue, 03 Aug 2004 12:20:37 -0700
Updating a previous report, Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports with the recent injury to Dallas Cowboys S Darren Woodson (back), the time is now for S Tony Dixon to display his skills and prove his worth to an organization that invested a second-round draft choice on him in 2001. "Tony is at the stage now - he was a backup player last year - and now his opportunity has come to the forefront with Darren not being here," coach Bill Parcells said. "But I don't think he'll ever be able to look at this year and say, 'I didn't get the opportunity to play.' Because he's going to get the opportunity."
Mon, 26 Jul 2004 21:20:44 -0700
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys SS Tony Dixon will see increased reps at strong safety with starter SS Darren Woodson (back) expected to miss six-to-eight weeks because of back surgery.
Tue, 13 Jul 2004 20:12:55 -0700
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys SS Tony Dixon will be fighting for a backup roster spot at safety during training camp.
Tue, 16 Dec 2003 06:05:53 -0800
Todd Archer, of the Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells mentioned S Tony Dixon and S Lynn Scott as possible kickoff returners. With PR Zuriel Smith struggling, WR/KR Joey Galloway may assume the punt return duties, opening up a spot on the kickoff return team.
Mon, 30 Dec 2002 00:56:57 -0800
ESPN.com reports Dallas Cowboys S Tony Dixon (shoulder) sprained his left shoulder on Sunday. Of course, the team's 2002 season is over.
Mon, 18 Nov 2002 22:08:18 -0800
The Dallas Morning News reports Dallas Cowboys SS Darren Woodson (abdominal strain) appears to be out for the remainder of the season. "I'm pretty sure he's out for the year," Cowboys owner/GM Jerry Jones said. Backup SS Tony Dixon is expected to replace Woodson in the standard and 42 defenses.
Thu, 19 Sep 2002 06:05:48 -0700
The Star-Telegram reports Dallas Cowboys S Tony Dixon (hamstring) was able to practice Wednesday.
Tue, 17 Sep 2002 07:10:31 -0700
The Star-Telegram reports Dallas Cowboys S Tony Dixon (hamstring strain) is expected to practice Wednesday.
Sun, 15 Sep 2002 20:52:17 -0700
ESPN.com reports Dallas Cowboys SS Tony Dixon (hamstring) was injured during Sunday's game.
Sat, 03 Aug 2002 21:14:39 -0700
DallasCowboys.com reports Dallas Cowboys S Tony Dixon (slight rotator-cuff injury) was injured Friday. The team is listing him as day-to-day.
Wed, 01 May 2002 12:08:23 -0700
The Dallas Morning News reports Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer told S Tony Dixon that he wanted him to be more vocal, finish every play and compete harder. So far in camp, Dixon has been following the advice. He'll need to continue impressing to gain playing time this year with safeties Darren Woodson and rookie Roy Williams.
Wed, 19 Dec 2001 18:54:30 -0800
Dallas Cowboys.com reports S Tony Dixon (ankle) is expected to play his first game since November 4. Dixon said he expects to play on all special teams units against the Cardinals. DE Greg Ellis (knee) participated in a limited practice today. "Greg got back in there a little bit today," coach Dave Campo said. "We'll wait and see how he feels tomorrow. I don't think he's going to miss the game. We'll monitor how he feels after today." RB Michael Wiley (hip contusion) and LB Markus Steele (knee contusion) both practiced today and both should play Sunday.
Tue, 18 Dec 2001 09:36:08 -0800
The Star-Telegram reports head coach Dave Campo said he expects LB Markus Steele (knee) and S Tony Dixon (ankle) to return to practice Wednesday after missing Sunday's game against Seattle
Fri, 14 Dec 2001 16:17:06 -0800
Dallas Cowboys LB Markus Steele (knee), according to ESPN's John Clayton, didn't make the trip with the team this week and won't play this weekend. S Tony Dixon (ankle) remains about a week away from returning.
Wed, 12 Dec 2001 20:21:51 -0800
Dallas Cowboys.com reports four starters sat out practice today. C Mark Stepnoski (ribs) and G Larry Allen (shoulder) were given the day off to rest nagging injuries. S George Teague was sick and did not practice, and LB Markus Steele sat out with a knee contusion he aggravated during Sunday's game. Backup S Tony Dixon (ankle) returned to practice, but coach Dave Campo said he doesn't expect Dixon to play on Sunday.
Tue, 04 Dec 2001 21:54:09 -0800
Chip Brown reports for the Dallas Morning News Dallas Cowboys rookie LB Markus Steele's MRI showed he has a bone bruise and some fluid on the right knee. He'll be listed as doubtful for Sunday, but coach Dave Campo said there is a chance that Steele could play Sunday. Rookie S Tony Dixon (ankle) is doubtful.
Sun, 02 Dec 2001 12:25:45 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have named QB Clint Stoerner as their No. 3 QB for today's game. The team has declared S Tony Dixon, LB Orantes Grant, T Aaron Gibson, DT Javiar Collins, G Al Jackson, DE Dwayne Missouri and DE Edeneze Ekuban inactive for today's game.
Thu, 22 Nov 2001 12:29:40 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have declared S Tony Dixon, LB Orantes Grant, OT Aaron Gibson, DT Javier Collins, OL Javier Collins, TE Jackie Harris and DE Ebenezer Ekuban inactive for today's game. QB Quincy Carter is the team's emergency QB.
Tue, 06 Nov 2001 10:09:13 -0800
The Dallas News reports Dallas Cowboys rookie S Tony Dixon (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday. Dixon suffered a high ankle sprain during Sunday's contest against the Giants. S Izell Reese (hamstring) has a strained hamstring and is day-to-day.
Sat, 15 Sep 2001 20:29:06 -0700
Nick Eatman reports for Dallas Cowboys.com rookie S Tony Dixon was back practicing with the team again after missing the last two weeks with a strained hamstring. Currently Dixon is not working with the first team, but rather fellow rookie Lynn Scott is getting all the reps with the first team. Dixon is now taking all the second team reps. Starting S Izell Reese (ankle) and CB George Teague (ankle, hip) are both practicing.
Sun, 09 Sep 2001 21:51:30 -0700
The Dallas Morning News reports Dallas Cowboys S Tony Dixon (hamstring), CB Kareem Larrimore (suspended), TE Johnny Huggins, DT Javiar Collins, G Al Jackson, TE James Whalen and WR Ken-yon Rambo were declared inactive for Sunday's game.
Fri, 31 Aug 2001 03:46:13 -0700
The Dallas Morning News reports the Dallas Cowboys suffered several injuries during last night's pre-season game: S Tony Dixon (strained left hamstring), RB Troy Hambrick ( sprained left ankle), RB Michael Wiley (strained right hip) and OT James Wagstaff (sprained left knee).
Mon, 20 Aug 2001 22:37:12 -0700
Rachel Cohen reports for the Dallas Morning News Dallas Cowboys CB Duane Hawthorne (ribs) returned to practice today, but he looked like he re-injured himself making an interception during 7-on-7 drills. OT Flozell Adams, out almost a month with a sprained MCL, also returned to practice. S Tony Dixon (chest contusion) and RB John Avery (strained left hamstring), who sat out all last week, were back at practice too. CB Jason Bell (sprained left ankle) and WR Reggie Swinton (sprained toe) missed practice and are listed as day-to-day.