QB Dixon tears lateral meniscus
According to various reports, MRI results on Pittsburgh Steelers
QB Dennis Dixon showed that he suffered a tear in his lateral
meniscus if his left knee during Sunday’s win at the
Tennessee Titans. Dixon will be getting a second opinion the injury
on Tuesday. Dixon suffered a torn ACL in his left knee during his
final season at the University of Oregon in 2007.
Earlier in the day, the team re-signed veteran QB Byron
Leftwich, who was released on Saturday by the team. Leftwich
suffered what’s believed to be a grade-2 MCL sprain during a
preseason game on Sept. 2, so he still needs to prove the knee is
As of now, the team only has one totally healthy quarterback on
their 53-man roster, Charlie Batch.