Originally written on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 8/27/12
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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 brain surgery. As a result, he won't be eligible to start practicing with the team until at least week 6 of the season. After week nine, the Eagles will have to decide whether to promote him to the active roster or end his season by placing him on injured reserve."I most definitely plan on playing football again," Patterson said Monday. "I feel like I'm always ready to play. I don't know when it's going to happen, but there is no doubt about my ability to come back." The Eagles also made some other roster moves Monday in order to reach the league-mandated limit of 75 players. Tackle Jason Peters, who twice ruptu...
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