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Mike Patterson's agent said that he planned to file a grievance through the NFL Players Association after the Eagles placed his client on the non-football illness list Wednesday, Jeff McLane and Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer report.
"This is not how you treat people if you're a winning organization," Peter Schaffer said.
Patterson will lose about $150,000, or 50 percent of his remaining salary, Schaffer said.
Patterson contracted pneumonia last week and required hospitalization. He was home and resting as of Tuesday, according to team trainer Rick Burkholder.
Schaffer said that he spoke to Howie Roseman after he was informed of the move and told the Eagles general manager then that he planned to file a grievance because he believed the defensive tackle likely contracted the illness because of work.
"I think it's pretty clear that he got it at practice or at the NovaCare Complex," Schaffer said. "That's where he spends all his time. That's all he's doing, practicing and working out." Source: The Redzone Attached Thumbnails
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