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Pro Sports Daily:
The Eagles won a bidding war for undrafted Stony Brook offensive lineman Michael Bamiro by guaranteeing nearly a quarter of a million dollars of his base salaries over the next two years, according to a source familiar with the details of his contract.
The unusual journey of the 6-foot-8, 338-pound Bamiro, started in Pittsburgh, continued in Stony Brook, N.Y., and led to Philly on Tuesday, when the Eagles agreed to terms of a three-year contract with the massive 22-year-old offensive tackle.
They officially signed him on Wednesday, and it turns out that his contract, negotiated by agent Tony Agnone, is quite unusual for an undrafted rookie.
Bamiro’s deal is worth $1,486,170, which isn’t the unusual part. That’s minimum wage for rookies over the next three years. What is unusual is the amount that’s guaranteed.
Bamiro’s minimum-wage base salaries are $405,000 in 2013, $495,000 in 2014 and $585,000 in 2015, but $140,000 of the first year’s salary is guaranteed, and $107,100 of...
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The Philadelphia Eagles have a new coach, new regime, and a new focus on offense.
The Star Ledger is reporting that LeSean McCoy will now be the focus of the Eagles offense, after 14 years of pass happy, throw first offense from Andy Reid.
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According to the Associated Press, Eagles left tackle Jason Peters will receive $2 million for an injury lawsuit in which he claims a rolling walker broke and caused him to re-injure his torn Achilles last year.
The lawsuit says Peters was using a Roll-A-Bout knee walker in March 2012 when it broke below the handlebar, three weeks after his initial surgery.
Lawyer Michael Trunk says...
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“Sometimes it takes this … for a person to go through certain hardships … to realize what their purpose really is,” Vick said.
Remember Kevin Kolb?
Here’s a better question….
Remember when he was drafted?
With the 26th overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles…. TRADE their pick to the Dallas Cowboys for their hated rival’s second-round (36th), third-round (87th), and fifth-round (159th) selections.
Dallas selected linebacker Anthony Spencer out of Purdue. He made the Pro Bowl in...
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“In my opinion, honestly...
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Isn’t it just sublime? Just when you think Reese can’t get any more awesome...
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Plenty of athletes have tried their hand in the music industry before. Now, you can count DeSean Jackson among them.
Jackson is focused on bouncing back from a career-worst 2012, which saw him post career lows with 45 catches, 700 yards and just two touchdowns, but he’s also turning his attention on a budding new rap career. The Eagles No. 1 receiver released his debut single,...