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Dennis Dixon Named Steelers' Week 1 Starter

The Pittsburgh Steelers have decided on Dennis Dixon as their Week 1 starter, according to the NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Coach Mike Tomlin announces Dennis Dixon is Steelers Week 1 starter. Going with Batch would have really been a stretchless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®

With Byron Leftwich's recent injury and Ben Roethlisberger suspended for the first four games of the season, the starting quarterback competition until Roethlisberger returned was between Dixon and the 35-year-old Charlie Batch.

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