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Cowboys | T. Dixon eligible to become an unrestricted free agent

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.

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Cowboys | Week 17 Inactives

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.

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Cowboys | Dixon re-signed

Mon, 26 Dec 2005 11:04:30 -0800

The Dallas Morning News reports the Dallas Cowboys have re-signed S Tony Dixon.

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Cowboys | Dixon Released

Wed, 09 Nov 2005 20:26:49 -0800

Mickey Spagnola, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys SS Tony Dixon was released from the team.

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Cowboys | Dixon Signed

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.

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Redskins | Dixon Released

Tue, 23 Aug 2005 12:49:55 -0700

Redskins.com reports Washington Redskins S Tony Dixon has been released.

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Redskins | Dixon Returns to Practice

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.

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Redskins | Dixon does not Play

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.

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Redskins | Dixon Out for Friday

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.

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Redskins | Dixon Still Sidelined

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.

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Redskins | Dixon Frustrated With Not Being on Field

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."

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Redskins | Dixon Sits Out Practice

Tue, 16 Aug 2005 11:17:35 -0700

The Washington Times reports Washington Redskins S Tony Dixon (hamstring) did not practice Monday, Aug. 15.

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Redskins | Dixon Won't Play

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.

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Redskins | T. Dixon does not Practice

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.

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Redskins | Dixon, Others Still Training

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.

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Redskins | Dixon Equals Depth and Insurance

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.

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Redskins | Dixon Signed

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.

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49ers | Dixon Had a Visit

Thu, 16 Jun 2005 23:14:17 -0700

SF49ers.com reports free agent S Tony Dixon (Cowboys) visited the San Francisco 49ers last week.

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Cowboys | Dixon Not Expected to Return

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.

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Cowboys | Dixon to Become UFA

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.

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Cowboys | Scott and Dixon to Continue at SS

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.

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Cowboys | Dixon Expected to be Ready

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.

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Cowboys | Dixon Practices, Expected for Week 8

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.

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Cowboys | Dixon Making Strides This Year

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.

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Cowboys | Dixon Excused From Practice

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.

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Cowboys | Parcells Uneasy About Starting Dixon

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."

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Cowboys | Hunter, Dixon Problems for Defense

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."

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Cowboys | Dixon Needs to Step Up

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."

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Cowboys | Dixon Has Golden 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.

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Cowboys | Dixon Fighting for Roster Spot

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.

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Cowboys | Changes To Kickoff Team?

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.

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Cowboys | Dixon Dinged

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.

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Cowboys | Woodson Could Be Done

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.

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Cowboys | Dixon Practices

Thu, 19 Sep 2002 06:05:48 -0700

The Star-Telegram reports Dallas Cowboys S Tony Dixon (hamstring) was able to practice Wednesday.

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Cowboys | Dixon Update

Tue, 17 Sep 2002 07:10:31 -0700

The Star-Telegram reports Dallas Cowboys S Tony Dixon (hamstring strain) is expected to practice Wednesday.

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Cowboys | Dixon Dinged

Sun, 15 Sep 2002 20:52:17 -0700

ESPN.com reports Dallas Cowboys SS Tony Dixon (hamstring) was injured during Sunday's game.

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Cowboys | Injury Note

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.

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Cowboys | Dixon Competing for Playing Time

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.

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Cowboys | Injury Notes

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.

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Cowboys | Injury Update

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

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Cowboys | Injury Update

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.

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Cowboys | Injury Notes

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.

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Cowboys | Injury Notes

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.

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Cowboys | Inactives

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.

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Cowboys | Inactives

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.

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Cowboys | Injury Update

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.

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Cowboys | Injury Updates

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.

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Cowboys | Inactive For Sunday

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.

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Cowboys | Injury Notes

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).

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Cowboys | Injury Notes

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.

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