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Brent Celek, sprained MCL
Happy Campers is what we have in Eagle Land. No controversy, hold-outs or bad feelings, according to Eagles QB Michael Vick. Heck, even Vick’s statements of building a dynasty have faded into the background now that camp’s in full swing.
The first few days have produced some concern at the tight end position. Brent Celek a much-needed weapon in the Eagles offense injured his knee (MCL) and will miss some camp time. Celek dismissed the injury basically saying all is well. The Eagles have worked out some veteran tight ends this off-season, most notably Vishante Shiancoe, now a Patriot, do not have much depth at TE. Jeremy Shockey who has been previously on the radar might be worth a hard look after Celek’s injury.
Celek, who again has said the injury is “no biggie” and we hope it is no biggie, but should be a warning or reminder to the Eagles that Celek has been injury prone the last couple of years.Similar Posts:
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According to Howard Eskin of NBC10 in Philadelphia, Eagles tight end Brent Celek will be out for about seven days with a sprained MCL.
The good news is that Celek’s injury has occurred this early in camp, so he has plenty of time to get ready for the regular season.
One of the biggest stories likely to come out of training camp for the Eagles this year will be who winds up as the team’s backup quarterback. There are a number of options, but the field is purported to be wide open. The Eagles drafted Nick Foles in March, but it seems unlikely that he’ll be ready to step up in the event that Michael Vick goes down. The Eagles also signed Trent...
The full Eagles team had its first practice at training camp on Thursday, and there is news-aplenty from camp. A rundown of some of the news:
-Football means injuries, unfortunately. TE Brent Celek suffered a mild knee sprain, but told reporters that he should be okay. Other tight end news: There’s “mutual interest” between Jeremy Shockey and the Eagles, but seems to be a holding...
President Obama doesn't want anyone getting hurt -- especially on the football field. So, when Obama isn't taking care of the United States' domestic and foreign affairs, he's apparently trying to find a way to keep Eagles quarterback Michael Vick safe. Vick has a long history of serious injuries -- most of them from being hit while scrambling. Obama says he wants...
Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, if Mike Vick does indeed slide at any point in the 2012 season, I think that Eagles fans owe President Barack Obama a fruit basket, at the very least.
Why? Because Vick, more than ever, seems to have received the message.
When asked about his reaction to Obama’s comments on Thursday, the quarterback said that he heard the...
We are six weeks away from the NFL season and we’re already gearing up for fantasy football — doing our research, ranking our players, and trying to come up with creative team names. Here is a list of fantasy football team names for Eagles fans. We have a team name for Michael Vick, DeSean Jackson, LeSean McCoy, Jeremy Maclin, Jason Babin, Brent Celek, Nnamdi Asomugha, and more...
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick recently answered questions regarding both training camp and his third party with experience with President Obama.
Let’s see what he has to say.
Please click the link below to read this Q&A
Last week we touched on the importance of a healthy Michael Vick to the Philadelphia Eagles and the need for him to learn how to slide rather than take a hard hit.
President Barack Obama reaffirmed that necessity when he told Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha to tell his quarterback to slide at a fundraiser in Oakland on Monday. Asomugha told CSNPhilly.com’s Andy Schwartz:
Earlier this week, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was told to slide when he runs this season by President Barack Obama.
Vick now says that his first run will be a slide that is dedicated to President Obama.
“The first run of the year, I’m sliding, and you’ll know it’s for him,” said Vick.
Vick needs to slide or get out-of-bounds every time he runs...
We all know that USA president Barack Obama is a sports fan but it appears that he also willing to dole out advice to NFL quarterbacks.
Back on Monday, Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha introduced President Obama at an event and the two talked football afterwards.
One of the highlights from the talk was the President telling Nnamdi to tell Eagles quarterback Michael...