Wannstedt hopes LT Dixon can return for Sept. 7 opener

Updated: August 11, 2003, 9:55 PM ET
Associated Press

DAVIE, Fla. -- Miami Dolphins left tackle Mark Dixon underwent surgery on his injured right ankle Monday, and linebacker Eddie Moore, this year's second-round draft pick, is expected to miss the entire season with a foot injury.

Dixon's return date is unknown, but Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt hopes he can return by the Sept. 7 season opener to protect quarterback Jay Fiedler's blind side. The surgery was to clean out the ankle and stabilize a stress fracture.

"I know he will ...

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