Another option could have been
Dixon said he wasn't insulted by the Steelers' lack of interest.
Dixon went 2-1 in three career starts in Pittsburgh, completing more than 58 percent of his throws. His only loss occurred Nov. 29, 2009 against the Ravens, who used a
At 27, Dixon would seem to be a younger, more mobile option than the 32-year-old Leftwich and the 38-year-old Batch, who may start against the Ravens this Sunday. But Dixon praised Leftwich and Batch as mentors who were generous with their time and knowledge.