Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos out rest of season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos had surgery on his right wrist and will miss the rest of the season. Dorenbos was one of several players injured in Sunday's 27-22 loss to Washington. Running back Wendell Smallwood, offensive lineman Matt Tobin and safety Jaylen Watkins also had significant injuries that could sideline them the final three games. Running back...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagles’ LS Jon Dorenbos forgave his father for killing his mother

Philadelphia Eagles’ long snapper Jon Dorenbos has one of the most tragic backstories you can imagine. When Dorenbos was 12, he was playing at a neighbor’s house when his father killed his mother over an argument and hid her body in his car’s trunk. Dorenbos returned to his house later that day, but his father made excuses about where his mother was. He didn’t find out what...
Via The Comeback
December 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagles lose two long snappers, still make go-ahead FG thanks to Trey Burton

The long snapper is often one of the least-heralded players on a football team, but man, do you ever notice when he’s missing. That’s what happened to the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, as they lost both starting long snapper Jon Dorenbos (who was actually profiled by NFL Network earlier in the day in a remarkable piece) and backup long snapper (and tight end) Brent Celek during...
Via The Comeback
December 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagles long snapper amazes Ellen DeGeneres with card tricks

Philadelphia Eagles long-snapper Jon Dorenbos doesn’t amaze too many people with his ability to long snap in the NFL. He did amaze some recently, however, with his magic tricks. Dorenbos is a master at card tricks and took his talents to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." The Eagles long-snapper performed a number of tricks, and he left DeGeneres shaking her head by the end of the four...
Via The Comeback
October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden loved Eagles’ LS Jon Dorenbos’ card tricks

ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden is known for his enthusiasm, and that doesn’t extend to just football. In fact, ahead of Monday night’s Eagles-Bears game, Gruden got rather enthusiastic when Philadelphia long-snapper Jon Dorenbos was demonstrating card tricks to him: Dorenbos just unveils trick after trick here, and Gruden gets pretty excited about it, finishing...
Via Awful Announcing
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles’ Jon Dorenbos cruises into semifinals of America’s Got Talent

Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos has another special talent besides playing football. Dorenbos has spent 13 years in the NFL, spending his last 10 seasons in Philadelphia, but since he was 12 years old, he has managed to find the time to master another skill: Magic. On June 21st, Dorenbos appeared on NBC’s America’s Got Talent to perform magic in the first round of auditions...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagles longsnapper unveiled incredible new magic trick on 'America's Got Talent'

Philadelphia Eagles longsnapper Jon Dorenbos has spent 13 season in the NFL and part of this past offseason performing on "America's Got Talent."On Tuesday night's epsiode, Dorenbos once again put on an entertaining magic show that prompted guest judge Ne-Yo to hit his "Golden Buzzer," which means Dorenbos automatically gets a spot in the upcoming live shows.Dorenbos is a two-time...
Via FOX Sports
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagles player stuns 'America's Got Talent' judges with unbelievable card trick

Philadelphia Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos has made more than $8.7 million in his 13 years in the NFL. He's had a long, successful career, making two Pro Bowls since joining the Eagles in 2006. Money is no issue for Dorenbos, but he decided to go on "America's Got Talent" to show off one of his other skills to the world: card tricks. He did so on Tuesday night's episode, stunning...
Via FOX Sports
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon Dorenbos to appear on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Jon Dorenbos is among the better long snappers in the NFL. He’s earned two trips to the Pro Bow for it. Apparently, Dorenbos is also pretty entertaining to watch away from the football field. Dorenbos has had a fascination with magic since his early teenage years. Now, he combines his love for performing magic with motivational speaking. On Tuesday, Dorenbos will show what he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Long Snapper Jon Dorenbos is Also an Amateur Magician

For some players figuring out a life after football is not always easy. Maybe they never got their degree or have no business sense whatsoever or maybe they just don't have a clue what else they may be good at other than football. For Philadelphia Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos that is not the case. The big man is a pretty good magician.Read more »
Via FatManWriting
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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