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Eagles Cut Four Players

  Reuben Frank reports that the Eagles have cut DE Alejandro Villanueva, K Carey Spear, DE Francis Mays and CB Davon Morgan. Earlier in the day, Philadelphia released WR B.J. Cunningham. Villanueva signed with the Eagles as free agent out of Villanueva back in May. He attended this year’s Super Regional Combine. Spear, 22, signed with the Eagles as an undrafted  free...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

After Tours of Duty in Afghanistan Alejandro Villanueva Hopes to Make Eagles Roster

Wishing him the best of luck. The stories about his time in Afghanistan are chilling (you can read them on and frankly he is lucky to be alive. With it being Memorial Day it serves as a reminder that there are people who sacrifice their lives to make sure we can live in peace. Almost three years later on the other side of the world, the 6-foot-9, 277-pound Villanueva signed...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Giving 6-9 Army Vet A Shot At DE

((HT: ESPN))As well they should...Alejandro Villanueva was a 6-9 tight end for Army who then went to serve his country in Afghanistan...Ashley Fox chronicles his story hyah along with a hopeful next step- catching on with the Philadelphia Eagles as a converted defensive lineman.Prim Siripipat catches up with Villanueva for an updateAnd the HQ hopes he makes it...
Via Online Sports Guys
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Highlight Monday: Ali Villanueva

NBC Sports: Several collegiate standouts will join the Eagles via the draft this week, but Monday brought a reminder that there are a variety of ways to get to the NFL. Alejandro Villanueva followed a rarely traveled one. The Eagles announced that they have signed Villanueva as a free agent after he spent the last four years as a U.S. Army Ranger. Captain Villanueva served three...
Via Double Coverage Football
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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