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The Philadelphia Eagles tried out former St. Louis Rams and New York Jets wide receiver Mardy Gilyard, according to a league source. Gilyard is a former Rams fourth-round pick from the University of Cincinnati who caught six passes for 63 yards as a rookie. The Jets claimed him off waivers from the Rams, but later released him. Gilyard was a star for the Bearcats who hasn't been able to duplicate that success in the NFL so far. Source: Scout.com
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Recently, Greg McElroy was interviewed by a Birmingham, Alabama sports radio show about his rookie year with the New York Jets. McElroy had some eye-opening comments, although they really shouldn’t surprise anyone. Below is McElroy’s comments to 97.3 the Zone in Birmingham.
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The Eagles have signed 25-year old WR Mardy Gilyard to a reserve/futures contract. Gilyard didn’t play with anyone in the NFL in 2011. He played in 11 games as a rookie for the Rams in 2010 and he caught 6 passes for 63 yards (10.5 avg). He also returned 16 kickoffs for 356 yards (22.3 avg) and he also had 3 tackles. Gilyard will be a longshot to win a job on the Eagles in 2012.
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It’s time to take a final look back at Saturday’s loss to Miami in BGA Extra – now with limited access to coaches film! After the jump, I respond to your questions from the comments in the original BGA post, which you can access here if you missed it.
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MetLife Stadium hasn't heard many compliments during its first two years of existence.
It has all of the worst traits of the wave of new stadiums we've seen come online in New York and elsewhere over the last few years. It is antiseptic, overly slanted toward luxury amenities and devoid of the character that made the buildings they replaced beloved parts of fandom.