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It’s been reported by Ruben Frank of CSNPhilly that the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed on a one-year deal with quarterback Trent Edwards. Edwards would presumably be replacing Vince Young as the backup to Michael Vick.
Young was atrocious in his limited playing time in Philadelphia and honestly, I don’t know how anyone around the league saw anything from him that would say he could emerge as a good starter someday. Really, he didn’t even prove he could be a good backup.
In his time with the Eagles, his most damning statistic was his nine interceptions in 114 pass attempts. That is an astronomical 7.9 percent of his passes going into the other team’s hands. He also showed marginal arm strength and didn’t flash much of the athletic ability that made him a meaningful player.
With Edwards, they aren’t getting a player that has ever set the league on fire, as he couldn’t even land with the Raiders last year. But he has some skills that the Eagles’ staff...
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It’s not yet official, but the days of having to say “Philadelphia Eagles” and “Vince Young” together are rapidly coming to a close.
The Eagles announced on Thursday that the team signed former Buffalo Bills quarterback Trent Edwards to a 1-year deal. Edwards worked out for Philadelphia a couple of times in recent weeks, so the signing is not a surprise...
It seems like such a long time ago that we heard those eternal words from now soon-to-be free agent QB Vince Young of a “Dream Team” and the promise that the Eagles “were all in” for 2011 with all of their free agents.
What was he thinking and what happens next for the Eagles?
The Eagles began the preseason and season with all of the hype and promise to have one of those...
Jonathan Tamari of the Philadelphia Inquirer says the Eagles are likely to sign Trent Edwards very soon.
The Eagles have worked out Edwards and had him in for a physical and "that's something that may come about pretty quickly here," Roseman said. Asked later if that means a signing could be imminent he said, "that's fair."
Edwards will be another...
The Philadelphia Eagles signed free agent quarterback Trent Edwards on Thursday.
Edwards and Mike Kafka are expected to vie for the backup job to Michael Vick.
His signed likely means the Eagles will not attempt to sign Vince Young, who started three games last season.
A former third-round pick of the Buffalo Bills, Edwards was out of football last season. He spent time with Buffalo...
As general manager Howie Roseman suggested would happen earlier today, the Eagles and free agent quarterback Trent Edwards agreed to a one-year contract, according to an NFL source.
Adam Schefter of ESPN first reported the news. The Eagles later made the signing official.
The 28-year-old Edwards, who did not play in the NFL last season, will not be handed the backup quarterback spot...
He's still got to pass his physical... but it looks like Trent Edwards is an Eagles backup QB (#2 or #3 ?)... Public reaction has been mixed, to say the least...Trent Edwards is 28 years old, 6-4 and 231 lbs., and was drafted in the 3rd round out of Stanford by the Buffalo Bills in 2007. Edwards has made 33 starts in the NFL, all but one of them with the Buffalo Bills. He also...
According to a press release issued to Players View by the Philadelphia Eagles, the team has signed veteran QB Trent Edwards to a one year deal. The terms were not disclosed in the release.
Edwards made 32 starts with Buffalo Bills who eventually gave the starting nod to current QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. Edwards has completed 60.5% of his passes for 6,019 yards and 26 touchdowns over...
It’s rare for a G.M. give much away on the podium at the Scouting Combine, but Eagles G.M. Howie Roseman made an exception Thursday. Roseman strongly indicated that the team will sign quarterback Trent Edwards shortly. Of course, Roseman could be open about it because Edwards isn’t exactly in high demand. He did not finish…
Quarterback Trent Edwards and the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed on a one-year contract. Edwards hasn't played in the NFL since 2010. The deal was announced Thursday. The 28-year-old Edwards is expected to be Michael Vick's backup, a role held by Vince Young last year. Edwards started 32 games for Buffalo and one for Jacksonville in four seasons, going 14-19.
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No one is saddened that the Vince Young Era in Philadelphia has ended but the Eagles QB position has been a bit of a Merry Go Round after a decade of stability. Less than a year ago the news was that Vince Young was headed into town to replace Kevin Kolb as the Eagles backup QB. Kolb had once been the starter supplanting the departed Donovan McNabb but was sidelined with a concussion...