EAGLES WELCOME 4 DTs; ABIAMIRI TO IR
With the defensive tackle position a bit depleted (
"This is a great organization," said Landri following the afternoon walk-through. "The Eagles have been a good team for the past couple of years. It will be a good spot to try to make a name for myself."
Landri started all 16 games for the Carolina Panthers last season, notching 3.0 sacks.
In order to make room for the new defensive linemen, the Eagles released wide receiver Jeremy LaFrance and place defensive end
PATTERSON HAS BRAIN AVM
Head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder updated the condition of defensive tackle
Burkholder said that it's far too early to speculate about any timetable for Patterson's return or the mode of treatment, as there are still a variety of decisions that need to be made by Patterson and the doctors. Burkholder said Patterson is in good spirits and is resting at his home in New Jersey with his wife Bianca. The thoughts of everyone in the organization are with Patterson and his family.
LURIE: WE'RE NO DREAM TEAM
In his annual training camp address to the media, Eagles chairman/CEO Jeffrey Lurie addressed a variety of topics, from the Eagles' offseason acquisitions to the team's place among the NFC elite. As for the latter, Lurie emphasized that there are a slew of talented teams in the conference, with everyone still looking up at the defending Super Bowl champions.
"We're playing catch-up. The only dream team I know about is the Green Bay Packers," Lurie said. "We dream to become as good as the Green Bay Packers and hold that trophy. Going into last year, you could say the New Orleans Saints because those are the dream teams. They are the ones holding the Lombardi Trophy. We're consciously trying to play catch-up in an aggressive way."
Watch Lurie's full address here.
WHO'S IN THE RETURN MIX?
We got a peek at the players who will be in the mix to return punts and kicks during the morning practice. Check out who's in the mix and get a taste of the rest of the action on the field.
THE WAIT ENDS FRIDAY MORNING
Finally, the litany of free agents added by the Eagles will have a chance to practice Friday morning. The likes of
"The talent we have here is tremendous, it's just a matter of bringing it all together," Jenkins said when he joined Dave Spadaro during Training Camp Live! "Once we build that camaraderie, that trust with each other, the sky's the limit."
Training Camp Live! returns Friday at noon with practice highlights, interviews and a full report from what promises to be a very interesting morning.