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Patriots Work Out Defensive Tackle DaJohn Harris, Defensive End Marcus Dixon

FOXBORO, Mass. — With two open spots on the roster, the Patriots brought two players in for workouts on Friday. Defensive tackle DaJohn Harris and defensive end Marcus Dixon tried out for New England. The Patriots have a full practice squad, but only 51 players on the active roster. Harris went undrafted out of USC in 2012. He played seven games for the Titans last season. He is...
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

More Jets Roster Moves with Players Reactions from Twitter

Yesterday evening was an interesting on twitter as I was sitting down after dinner and the beat writers starting blasting out updates about the Jets.  The Jets made on the D-Line, our Punter and we lost a beat writer. Marcus is Back! Marcus Dixon was re-signed to the team after being released in a surprising move..  Hers are tweets from the player and his agent. Glad to be back...
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets ink Punter Malone, re-sign Marcus Dixon

On Tuesday the New York Jets brought in several punters. Robert Malone, formerly with the San Diego Chargers and Shawn Powell, a rookie free agent who had been with the Buffalo Bills, to compete with incumbent T.J. Conley. The Jets wound up signing Robert Malone and subsequently releasing T.J. Conley, now less than a week before the opener. T.J. Conley seemed assured of the starting...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets cut Conley, Aatui; Dixon says he's back

The New York Jets released punter T.J. Conley and nose tackle Isaako Aatui on Tuesday, five days before the team's regular-season opener against the Buffalo Bills. Defensive tackle Marcus Dixon also wrote on Twitter that he re-signed with the Jets. Dixon's agent, Howard Shatsky, also tweeted that his client is returning to the Jets. The team did not immediately announce...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets make roster moves, cut veteran DT Dixon

The Jets claimed three players off waivers today NT Isaako Aaitui (MIA), WR Clyde Gates (MIA) and TE Konrad Reuland (SF). To make room on the roster, the team and waived S Antonio Allen,TE Dedrick Epps and veteran DT Marcus Dixon. The team also signed seven players to the practice squad.
Via Jets
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

MetLife Stadium Hosts Draft Day Viewing Party

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- With the red carpet being rolled out at Radio City Music Hall for the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, the New York Jets opened their home for fans to get a hands-on experience to go with viewing all the action from one of the stadium's four jumbo-trons.The field was open for interaction filled with NFL Combine drills, moon bounces, tours of the home...
Via Jets
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Roster Rundown: #94 Marcus Dixon

Position: Defensive Tackle Height / Weight: 6’4″ 295 lbs. Age: 27 / Experience: 3 College: Hampton 2011 Contract Status: Signed through 2012 2011 Analysis: As the season wore on, and DeVito wore down, the Jets played Marcus Dixon a lot more, and while there were some hiccups at the start of his larger role, Dixon played well enough to warrant a larger role in the Jets...
Via The Jets Blog
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

The Survivor: Marcus Dixon's long road to redemption

Marcus Dixon was convicted of child molestation during his senior year of high school. After 15 months in jail the Georgia Supreme Court overturned his conviction, sending him down a redemptive path leading to the Jets, but the statutory rape stain trails him.
Via NY Daily News
November 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Marcus Dixon Recounts His Darkest Times

In case you didn’t see the Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel this week, Jets DT Marcus Dixon was featured in a follow up after his incarceration as an 18 year old.  The AP summarized Dixon’s segment, which you can read here.
Via The Jets Blog
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Marcus Dixon on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Tonight

Jets DL Marcus Dixon will be included in a segment on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on Tuesday November, 22nd (10:00-11:00PM ET/PT).  Dixon is the subject of Real Sports because of the controversial imprisonment of him as a younger man – at which time Real Sports reported on his case, and which has followed his progress since then. In this week’s segment, Gumbel reconnects...
Via The Jets Blog
November 22, 2011  |  1 Comment
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