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August 9 CSN Philly columnist: Reuben Frank
Andy Reid said on his WIP radio show Monday night that he plans to let the first-team offense and defense play the first quarter Thursday night in the preseason opener against the Ravens at the Linc. The second team will play the second quarter and into the third quarter, and then everybody else will finish out the game. “They’re all going to have an opportunity to play,” he said. Reid also indicated that Mike Patterson, diagnosed with a brain AVM last week, is not on the brink of returning to activity, no matter what his agent is saying. “He’s going to be out for a while here,” Reid said.
August 9 LehighValleyLive.com
August 9 Allentown Morning Call
When Eagles running back LeSean “Shady” McCoy left the University of Pittsburgh after the 2008 season, nobody knew how much time would pass before the program saw an equally dynamic presence in the backfield. A freshman tailback by the name of Dion Lewis burst on to the scene the very next year, and it wasn’t long before Pitt fans began wearing “Shady Who?” T-shirts to home games at Heinz Field.
August 9 Houston Chronicle columnist Jerome Solomon
August 9 CSN Philly columnist: Ray Didinger
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