Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/28/13
To borrow a line from Mark Twain reports of Brent Celek's football death have been greatly exaggerated. A subpar season and the offseason arrival of two heralded tight ends - free agent James Casey and second-round pick Zach Ertz - had a lot of people in these parts ready to put the 6-year veteran out to pasture. But when the Eagles open the season in less than 2 weeks against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field Celek 28 once again will be their starting tight end. "I love this offense" he said. "Just from a communications standpoint. It's amazing how fast you can execute it." The Eagles have run 225 offensive plays in their first three preseason games. That's an average of 75 per game which is more than any other team in the league. For Celek and the rest of the Eagles' receiving corps more plays means more opportunities for catches and big plays. He has seven receptions in the preseason which is the most he's had since his rookie year (2007). Productive preseasons do...
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