Dennis Dixon feared the worst after a hit to his throwi...

Pittsburgh Tribune Review - [Full Article]

Dennis Dixon feared the worst after a hit to his throwing shoulder knocked him out of the Steelers' 17-13 loss to the Washington Redskins last Saturday. An MRI revealed no significant damage, though Dixon will be forced to watch tonight from the sidelines when the Steelers play the Buffalo Bills at Heinz Field. he mild separation of the A/C joint that Dixon sustained in his right shoulder halted the progress he had been making during the preseason. Dixon has completed 18 of 35 passes for 180 yards in two preseason games. Dixon, the Steelers' No. 3 quarterback, is probably a long shot to play Thursday in the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers, but he could be cleared to return to practice by the beginning of next week.

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