Found November 04, 2012 on
60 Max Power O:
15 months after having brain surgery, Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson has been activated to play, and could see time Monday night against the New Orleans SaintsNFL.com is reporting.
Patterson who was diagnosed with brain abnormalities almost 16 months ago, has looked good in practice according to head coach Andy Reid.
“He did a good job. He moved around well and there were no symptoms (from the) surgery he had with his head and brain,” coach Andy Reid said after Saturday’s practice. “He’s felt good. He’s felt good all the way through workouts and then once he came out here he felt good.
Reid said he was unsure how much Patterson would contribute.
“I think you would probably monitor how many snaps he plays,” Reid said. “You’re not going to put him in there and have him go the whole game, which our guys don’t do anyway.”
Patterson suffered a seizure in August 2011, and was then diagnosed with cerebral arteriovenous malformation.
Not only is it good to see Patterson back for health reasons, but when healthy can probably be the Eagles best interior lineman.
Check out other great articles at BlackSportsOnline.
BEST OF MAXIM
Last week, Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Jason Babin came out and ripped some Eagles fans for chanting vile things at the Eagles’ players last week.
Former Eagles linebacker Jeremiah Trotter was a guest on 95.7 The Fanatic in Philly and he ended up blasting Babin for his comments.
“When I hear some of this talk man it really, really pisses me off,” said Trotter, via Birds...
A long time ago, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie should have parted ways with embattled coach Andy Reid. A long time ago, the Eagles should have moved in another direction for the betterment of their team. The level of tension and criticism, which coaches and pro athletes commonly tolerates on the east coast, is anything but respectful and kind to Mr. Reid.
That might be east coast bias...
All week there have been rumblings around this Philadelphia Eagles team about changes, a locker room in turmoil, and a lost season. Coach Andy Reid decided not to make a change at the quarterback position. Michael Vick called a players only meeting to clear the air in the locker room. The season that started with such high expectations hangs in the balance against the New Orleans...
Michael Vick is pointing a finger at the media for the Philadelphia Eagles’ woes throughout the 2012 NFL season. The Eagles are a disappointing 3-4 this season because of the media. It has nothing to do with the poor play calling of Andy Reid. It has nothing to do with all of Vick’s interceptions and fumbles and poor decisions. It has nothing to do with an overrated defense....
Michael Vick’s last start on Monday Night Football?
Monday Night Football, Saints and the Eagles two teams in desperate need of a win. Tonight’s game could also be the end of the Michael Vick Era in Philadelphia. The Saints are coming into the game with the worst defense in the NFL which you would expect the Eagles to take advantage of. With that said, Vick is the one expected...
Third year safety Nate Allen injured his hamstring in practice on Thursday. Allen then did not participate in practice on Friday, leaving his status for Monday night's Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints showdown in jeopardy.
He has not been ruled out yet for the game, but playing in the secondary with a recent hamstring pull seems unlikely. If Allen cannot play...
NewsTags: David SimsMike PattersonPhiladelphia EaglesThe Eagles have decided to activate defensive tackle Mike Patterson and there’s a good chance safety Nate Allen will miss the upcoming New Orleans game.
Concerning Patterson, he’s coming back from brain surgery during the off season. The Eagles doctors delayed his return...
As we anxiously await Monday Night Football, a look into the buzz in the Big Easy surrounding the Saints, tonight’s game, and emerging drama surrounding head coach Sean Payton.
The Eagles will catch a break–bad pun unintended–as New Orleans running back Darren Sproules is out indefinitely with a hand injury. He is a critical weapon to the team on a number of fronts: Sproules...
A Monday night game between two sub .500 teams that is mostly of interest to the football world inasmuch as it presents the opportunity for Michael Vick to be benched if he struggles against New Orleans’ historically putrid defense. I think that’s a good matchup to ignore in favor of reminiscing over “F*ck Da Eagles” Heather, the Saints fan who captured the imaginations of...