Originally posted on Philly Sports Muse  |  Last updated 5/31/12

ATLANTA - DECEMBER 06: Jason Babin #94 of the Philadelphia Eagles pressures quarterback Chris Redman #8 of the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 6, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Jason Babin was a no-show to the team’s OTAs last week. He had planned to be with his teammates, but things don’t always go according to plan when you are in the midst of a grand adventure. Babin was in Alaska on a trip to hunt black bears. What was already sure to be a memorable experience became even more so when Babin got trapped in a storm and couldn’t make it back to Philadelphia. He also had no way to let anyone know what was going on. “When the weather blows in, you don’t have a lot of options. There were times when the tents bended so hard, it was hitting us in our sleeping bag. There was snow drifting over.” Babin survived by eating freeze dried meals and getting drinking water from glacier. On top of it all, he wasn’t able to kill a bear. His wife is making sure that he plans ahead next time. “Put it like this: My wife said, ‘If you ever want to go on a trip like that again, you’ll be buying a satellite phone.” You go, girl. Babin is not o...
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