Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 6/13/12
He took a break to recuperate from a long 2011 season... but Howard Mudd is back in Philly for mandatory minicamp this week...He's 70 years old, in his fourth decade as an assistant coach after being talked out of retirement last season, and anxious to get back at it after taking some time off.Howard Mudd returned Tuesday for the start of a three-day minicamp that concludes the Philadelphia Eagles offseason program, working with his guys on the offensive line and feeling renewed as he begins his 46th NFL season as a player or coach.Mudd, who underwent hip surgery during the 2011 season and was given the time off by head coach Andy Reid this spring to recharge for the six-to-seven month grind that is an NFL season, said the move was needed and beneficial."You don't have the same energy when you're older--- I just don't," said Mudd. "So I think it's important. I've got to be honest--- I feel very rejuvenated. I feel vital when I get around here."Reid is certainly glad to have Mudd, wh...
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