Found February 22, 2012 on Philly Sports Muse:
As the football world prepares to turn its attention to the NFL Scouting Combine, a piece appearing in Philadelphia Sports Week about former Eagles fullback Leonard Weaver provides a study in contrasts. Hundreds of young men gather in Indianapolis with stars in their eyes, their football playing futures gleaming bright ahead of them. And then, a young man who experienced glory in his NFL career only to have it likely ended by overwhelming pain. Will Leonard Weaver have to say "deuces" to the game of football? Leonard Weaver has paid a high price for living his dream. In a wonderful piece on Wednesday, Les Bowen interviewed the former Eagles Pro Bowl fullback to find out where he stands in his ongoing rehab from an extensive injury suffered in the season opener of the 2010 season. Despite the fact that he has not set foot on a football field since September of 2010, Weaver remains a fan favorite. He is a Philadelphia Eagle, even if his name is not on the roster. Despite hea...

Cullen Jenkins Takes Pay Cut to Stay on the Philadelphia Eagles

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According to Adam Schefter, the Eagles have signed QB Trent Edwards to a one year contract.  Edwards, who has played for the Bills and Jaguars, was cut right before the beginning of the 2011 season by the Raiders and didn't take a snap all season long.  His most significant playing time came in 2008 when he started 14 games for Buffalo.What is the significance of the Eagles...

Memo to Self: Eagles need depth at Tight End...

Dear Diary:On the eve of the 2012 Draft, my fellow Eagles fans are obsessed with linebackers and safeties and defensive line guys... but few seem to share my concern over the Tight End position...It bothers me that the last few seasons have been devoted to the Great Florida Hope---i.e., Cornelius Ingram--- coming back to health and creating the safety net we need at TE...Meanwhile...

Cullen Jenkins takes one for the team...

It's just another reason DT Cullen Jenkins is becoming one of my fave Eagles...added to his 40 tackles and 5.5 sacks last year...and the Super Bowl ring he wears from the Packers...and the fact he has quietly emerged as the team's veteran leader in the clubhouse.Jenkins was so intent on staying with the Eagles that he didn't mind restructuring his contract Tuesday....

Former FB Weaver facing tall odds as he rehabs from injury

Fullback Leonard Weaver, who hasn't played since injuring his left leg early in the 2010 season, told the Philadelphia Daily News this week that he might never return to the NFL.

Eagles sign Trent Edwards

Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said in Indianapolis Thursday that the team had agreed to a one-year deal with quarterback Trent Edwards. "He has expressed a desire to be a part of our team. He's a guy that we liked and we saw him out there and we thought maybe he would be a good fit," Roseman said at the NFL Scouting Combine, according to the team's website...

Eagles Sign Trent Edwards to One-Year Deal

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...

Cullen Jenkins restructures contract to stay with Eagles

Cullen Jenkins is sticking with the Eagles, on a restructured contract. Jenkins, a defensive tackle who started all 16 games for the Eagles last season, signed a five-year, $25 million contract with the team seven months ago, shortly after the lockout ended. There was no immediate word on the specifics of his restructured deal. “We…
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