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Eagles’ Head Coach Andy Reid admitted that defensive tackle Mike Patterson will be out for a while and could miss the entire season, according to CSN Philly. The Eagles have placed him on the non-football injury list, which functions the same way as the PUP, meaning Patterson can be activated after week 6, but that doesn’t seem likely.
Patterson had surgery on his brain to remove a malformed vein (AVM) at the beginning of the offseason in January and while they expected him to be back by this point, it shouldn’t be surprising that he isn’t. This isn’t exactly something you can just rub some dirt on and go back out there and tough it out. Sadly, this could be a career threatening injury for the talented soon to be 29 year old.
The Eagles prepared themselves for this scenario by using a 1st round pick on Fletcher Cox. Cox could be the starter opposite Cullen Jenkins, but even if he isn’t, he’ll see a large role. The Eagles love rotation on the defensive line so Jenkins, Cox, Derek Lan...
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According to Josh Barnett of USA Today, Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson may not play this season.
“Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson could miss the entire season following surgery in January to untangle blood vessels in his brain, coach Andy Reid said Sunday.
“Patterson was ruled out of training camp because the incision had not fully...
USA Today is reporting that Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson may miss the whole season while recovering from Surgery in January to remove untangled blood vessels from his brain.
Patterson was ruled out of training camp, and was expected to miss the start of the regular season.
He can be placed on the reserve/non-football injury list and could be re-evaluated after...
All the breaking roster news is a step ahead of me these days, but I'll try to keep up...The Eagles will be missing their most experienced defensive tackle for at least the first six weeks of the regular season...
Mike Patterson, the team's first-round draft pick in 2005, was placed on the reserve non-football injury list Monday while he continues to recover from offseason...
The Philadelphia Eagles trimmed their roster to 75 by placing All-Pro left tackle Jason Peters and two others on injury designations and releasing a player.
Peters tore his right Achilles' tendon in the offseason and was put on the non-football injury list on Monday. Defensive tackle Mike Patterson was placed on the non-football illness list while he continues to recover from...
HOT SEAT GETTING HOTTER
In his annual state of the team address, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said another 8-8 season could mean that longtime head coach Andy Reid could be out of a job.
If Andy Reid needed anything else on his mind heading into the 2012 season, Philadelphia Eagles’ owner Jeff Lurie was sure to accomodate. During a press conference today, Lurie stated the Eagles have to improve from last year’s 8-8 record or else.
While giving the ultimatum, Lurie elaborated on visiting with Reid after the season of he didn’t see improvement. ”I’m not...
During the Andy Reid era, the Philadelphia Eagles have given new meaning to those common three letters you see when texting: “LOL.” No, it’s not “laugh out loud”, the Eagles’ version stands for “lack of linebackers.”
Because that’s exactly what the Eagles have suffered from for most of of Reid’s tenure here in Philly.
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Other than Jeremiah...
On an otherwise slow news day in regards to fantasy football, I thought it would be appropriate to continue the yearly tradition of covering Andy Reid’s alleged hots-seat status with the Eagles.
After an 8-8 season in 2012, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie made it clear at his state of the team speech that he expects more from Reid and the Eagles this season.
As reported on PFT.com,...
According to NFL.com, during a news conference Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said that a record of ”8-8 would not” be enough to save head coach Andy Reid’s job at the end of the season.
“We need substantial improvement,” Lurie said. “We have a very good team on paper.”
The Ealges have a lot of talent on paper. Now it’s time for them to put it together...
NFL preseason: Eagles vs. Jets preview
The Eagles get the pleasure of facing a Jets team that hasn’t scored a touchdown the entire preseason for their final exhibition tune-up. Even though starters will get very little time, if any, that is a nice sight to see for Andy Reid and the rest of the coaching staff.
They are going to have to cut another 22 players from...
A sea of green at Eagles Flight Night
The Philadelphia Eagles held their annual Flight Night event on Sunday, a team practice enlivened with what Andy Reid called some “razzle dazzle” for fans with proceeds benefiting Eagles Youth Partnership.
As if there wasn’t enough electricity present at the Linc with Eagles fans of all ages exactly two weeks away from Philadelphia’s...
According to Jeff McClane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Eagles head coach Andy Reid has indicated that rookie quarterback Nick Foles is the top back up behind Michael Vick.
Reid: Foles is top backup to Vick.
— Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) August 28, 2012
There’s no doubt that Foles has more impressive than Mike Kafka in the preseason and that he should be Vick’s back up...
Were the Philadelphia Eagles underachievers or overhyped last year?
The Dream Team failed miserably to live up to enormous expectations, finishing 8-8 only because they won four straight to end the season. But winning nothing didn't stop Michael Vick from saying this summer that the Eagles have the potential to be a ''dynasty.''
''I know that we are...