Friday, October 3, 2003
Dolphins OT Dixon undergoes ankle surgery
DAVIE, Florida - Mark Dixon's injury woes continued
Friday as he had surgery on his ailing right ankle.
Dixon had the ankle "cleaned out," according to Dolphins coach
Dave Wannstedt. After undergoing the same procedure in August,
Dixon missed Miami's first three games of the season.
A six-year veteran, Dixon has been sidelined with injuries for
13 of the Dolphins' last 35 regular-season games. He will miss
Sunday's game against the New York Giants, but the Dolphins hope
he will be able to return this season.
Miami did get some positive news on the injury front. Brian
Griese will suit up as the Dolphins' third quarterback Sunday
after missing the entire season to this point with an injured