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He was physically gone for a week. Mentally he was here all along.
Arrelious Benn the former second-round pick of the Buccaneers returned to Eagles training camp practice Sunday nine days after he tweaked his knee during the first full-team practice of camp.
“Got out there and knocked a little of the rust off” Benn said. “I feel like I’m where I need to be mentally but the physical part is going to take a few days.
“I’m almost there. Got through a whole practice so that tells you a lot.”
Benn said he was supposed to take Sunday’s practice at the NovaCare Complex gingerly. But once he got out there the plan changed.
“I was supposed to hold back and do less than I did today but I just couldn’t” he said.
Since Benn left early a week ago Friday the first day of full-team practice Sunday was his first full practice of camp.
“It was frustrating but I’m a veteran and I know how to deal with it” he said. “I’m glad it happened early rather than getting ready for the Washin
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For the second time in two weeks, the Philadelphia Eagles have lost a wide receiver to a torn ACL.
According to jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Arrelious Benn tore his left ACL in practice today.
The Eagles traded for Benn this past offseason to bolster their receiving corps. This will certainly hurt them.
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Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper, after being excused to undergo counseling last week, has made his return to practice on Tuesday and reportedly played well.
According to NFL.com, Eagles receiver Arrelious Benn tore his left ACL Tuesday.Fantasy Spin:It's the same ACL that was repaired in 2010. Benn is the second Eagles' receiver to tear his ACL during training camp after Jeremy Maclin tore his last week. While keeping Riley Cooper on the roster might be controversial after a video surfaced of Cooper using a racial slur, it doesn...
After undergoing counseling, wide receiver Riley Cooper has returned to the Eagles and will practice today, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network.
The Eagles are actually practicing with the Patriots today in Philly.
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the fourth-year wideout returned from his excused absence Tuesday
and is scheduled to practice with the team.
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