Dixon was waived by the Giants on Monday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports.
Dixon spent most of the 2017 season with New York, though he wasn't promoted from the Giants' practice squad until November. He'll become an unrestricted free agent if he passes through waivers unclaimed.
Dixon (heel/hamstring) is active for Sunday's game against the Eagles.
Dixon will make his third consecutive start since getting promoted to the active roster in late November. In his first two contests, he posted eight tackles, four pass breakups and one forced fumble.
Dixon (heel/hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles.
Dixon has been on the active roster for less than three weeks, but he's logged 60-plus defensive snaps in each of his last two games, posting eight tackles, four pass breakups and one forced fumble. He'll likely pick up another start at cornerback if he's able to shake off the lower-body issue prior to Sunday's game.
The Giants promoted Dixon from their practice squad to the active roster Tuesday.
Dixon has been on the Giants' practice squad since mid-October, but with Eli Apple still away from the team and Janoris Jenkins potentially needing season-ending ankle injury, the defensive back will be brought up to add some depth to the secondary. Dixon last played in the regular season in 2014 with Tampa Bay, logging eight tackles and an interception in 14 games.
Buccaneers running backs Doug Martin (ankle) and Charles Sims (ankle) headline the Week 9 inactives for Sunday in Cleveland. Also injured and out are linebacker Brandon Magee (knee) and tackle Anthony Collins (foot).
The healthy scratches are cornerback Brandon Dixon and guard Kadeem Edwards.
The following players were ruled inactive for the Buccaneers Sunday afternoon against the Vikings in Week 8: Jonathan Casillas, Brandon Dixon, Kadeem Edwards, Mike Kafka, Brandon Magee, Kevin Pamphile and Keith Tandy.
The Buccaneers have activated defensive back Brandon Dixon off their practice squad onto their live roster.
The rookie sixth round pick was cut last week by the Jets and signed by Tampa Bay.
The Jets have cut their roster down to 53 by waiving a number of players.
Those on offense are quarterback Tajh Boyd and Matt Simms, wide receivers Clyde Gates and Stephen Hill, running backs Daryl Richardson and Alex Green, tight end Chris Pantale, linemen Brent Qvale and Caleb Schlauderaff.
The defenders imclude defensive backs Rontez Miles, Jeremy Reeves, Johnny Patrick, Dimitri Patterson and Brandon Dixon, linemen Zach Thompson, Kerry Hyder and Tevita Finau and linebackers Garrett McIntyre and A.J. Edds.
Linebacker Antwan Barnes has been placed on the PUP list.
The Jets signed sixth-round pick Brandon Dixon, a cornerback out of Division II Northwest Missouri State, to a four-year deal. The team has yet to sign first-rounder Calvin Pryor and third-rounder Dexter McDougle.
With the 191st pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, the New York Jets selected cornerback Brandon Dixon from Northwest Missouri State. The 6-foot-0, 203-pound corner dazzled at the combine, clocking the fifth-fastest time by a defensive back (4.41 seconds).