Steelers Quarterback Controversy: Dennis Dixon Should Start Week One

May 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Two weeks have nearly gone by since the suspension of Ben Roethlisberger. The Steelers quarterback was handed at least four games, and it can go up to six pending the NFL office's decision.
With that in mind, the Steelers have a quarterback controversy for the time being. A three quarterback battle currently stands between Dennis Dixon, Byron Leftwich, and Charlie Batch.
Dixon started one game last season with Roethlisberger was injured, while Batch was just a backup. Leftwich was with the Steelers two seasons ago, before being traded back by Tampa Bay this offseason.
And for some reason, there is a competition going on right now. However, there is no doubt Dixon should be the starter.
Dixon showed what the former Oregon quarterback can bring to the table on a Sunday Night game against the Baltimore Ravens.
His athleticism in and out of the pocket brings a whole new dimension to the Steelers offense, which caught the Ravens off-guard.
Even with comin...

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