Believe it or not, the beginning of the 2014 season is rapidly approaching. Players will report back to the NovaCare Complex on April 21 for the start of the Eagles offseason program. Join us as we count down until the Eagles are back in town ...
First Eagle To Wear 62: G Woody Gerber (1941-42)
Current Eagle To Wear 62: C
A sixth-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft out of Cincinnati, Kelce is just another in an impressive line of successful Bearcats-turned-Eagles. He won the starting job as a rookie in Training Camp over incumbent veteran Jamaal Jackson and immediately became one of the league’s best centers, making up for his lack of bulk with unprecedented athletic ability for the position, intelligence and a nasty on-field demeanor. Kelce appeared primed to take that proverbial next step in 2012, but a torn ACL against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 2 prematurely ended his season. He rehabbed rigorously and was fully healthy by the start of 2013 Training Camp, ready to shine in Chip Kelly’s NFL offense.
And shine, he did. Kelce, sporting his trademark beard, reestablished himself as one of the league’s preeminent centers in 2013 and led an offensive line that paved the way for