Former San Leandro High star Dennis Dixon, a backup quarterback for the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens, signed a two-year contract with Philadelphia, the Eagles announced Thursday.

Dixon, who simulated 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick leading up to the Super Bowl for the Ravens' practice squad, is rejoining his former University of Oregon coach Chip Kelly, the new Eagles coach.

Dixon rushed for 1,208 yards in his final season while running Kelly's high-octane spread offense with the Ducks.

With the Ravens' 34-31 victory over the 49ers, Dixon has now earned two Super Bowl champion rings in his NFL career, including one with the Pittsburgh Steelers.




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