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Eagles Release Veteran DT’s Jenkins And Patterson

The Eagles made roster moves Monday – releasing a pair of veteran defensive tackles – Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson. Selected by the Eagles in the first round of the 2005 draft, Patterson had been the team’s longest tenured player. Patterson leaves having played more games (115) with the Eagles than any defensive tackle in […]

DT Mike Patterson Activated for Monday Night vs Saints

Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson has been activated off the reserve/non-football illness list and is ready to play for the first time this season. Patterson is eligible for Monday night’s game at New Orleans (2-5). Patterson says he’s ”really anxious” to return to the field and expects to play only a few snaps as he […]

DT Patterson Will Play Thursday Against the Browns

DT Mike Patterson, who collapsed and suffered a seizure at practice earlier this month, will play Thursday night against Cleveland. “I’ll just be excited to be back out there with the guys, fans cheering and stuff like that,” Patterson said. “So, emotionally, emotionally, I’ll be really excited.” Patterson was diagnosed with a brain AVM, or […]

Mike Patterson Returns to Practice

Defensive tackle Mike Patterson was in uniform and doing drills on a side field at training camp Saturday morning per Reuben Frank and Andy Schwartz of CSNPhilly.com. Patterson has not practiced since August 3rd, when he was hospitalized after suffering a seizure during drills. Patterson was diagnosed with a brain AVM, which most likely caused […]

Patterson Has Brain Condition That Could Lead to Surgery or Radiation

Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson suffers from arteriovenous malformation, ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio reports. Arteriovenous malformation, or AVM, is defined as “an abnormal connection between the arteries and veins in the brain”. Usually forming during birth, AVM symptoms may occur at any age. Paolantonio adds that Patterson may undergo surgery or radiation treatment to address the […]

DT Patterson OK After Seizure Scare at Camp

Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson was alert, stable and joking at a hospital after suffering a seizure at training camp at Lehigh University, trainer Rick Burkholder said Wednesday. Patterson dropped to the ground between plays during a morning practice, and the player began violently shaking. He was immediately tended to by Burkholder and his staff, […]

Patterson’s Contract Won’t Void States Report

Adam Caplan of FOXSports.com reports former Redskins salary cap analyst J.J. Halsell via his Twitter account that Eagles starting DT Mike Patterson’s contract would void because he had language in his deal that said if 2011 is not the final capped year (which it’s not, 2009 was), then 2011-2016 would void. However, when contacted by […]

Where’s the Eagles Biggest Concern on Defense?

It’s no secret that there were some ongoing problems with the Eagles defense last season. They weren’t the worst group in the league, but they definitely had a lot of room for improvement. When the 2009 season ended, you hoped that they would make some moves to improve their holes on defense for 2010. Let’s […]