A quick daily look at what’s happening around Steelers Nation. And consider this your open thread for discussing the days events and, well, anything else that comes to mind about the Black and Gold.’
– So much for having to wait. Dennis Dixon was officially named the starter for Sunday’s game against Atlanta. So, what are the expectations for Double-D?
– Along with announcing their practice squad, the Steelers also named their team captains on Sunday: Heath Miller, James Farrior, Hines Ward and Keyaron Fox. [Post-Gazette]
– Wanna win? Put Dixon in. [One For The Other Thumb]
– Dale Lolley mentions that Byron Leftwich was a surprise participant in practice on Monday. [NFL From The Sidelines]
– And for your random YouTube of the day: We’re going back to the college days of Dennis Dixon and a lot of highlights of him throwing the football. Unfortunately, he won’t be playing against Stanford or California on Sunday…