Aug 042011
Mike Patterson seizure update isn't good: may have condition in brain called AVM

Despite the pretty scary looking scene involving Mike Patterson’s seizure yesterday morning, the assumption was that he was just dehydrated and would be fine and back on the field shortly.  Unfortunately, while he should still recover, it’s nowhere near that simple. According to Eagles head trainer Rick Burkholder, Patterson could have arteriovenous malformation, or AVM, [More…]

Sep 082010
Eagles rookie Ricky Sapp undergoes "successful" knee surgery

September 8 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Eagles rookie Ricky Sapp had arthroscopic surgery Tuesday on the right knee that hampered him through training camp and the last two years of his college career. The surgery, according to the team, was to debride the knee – a procedure typically used to clean up loose debris or fragments. Sapp [More…]

Sep 012010
Eagles put rookie DE Ricky Sapp on IR; pick up DE Egboh

by Justin Adkins The Eagles have placed rookie defensive end Ricky Sapp on Injured Reserve, ending his season before it technically began. The fifth-round pick from Clemson had struggled both with learning a position as well as a knee that had been nagging off and on.  After tweaking the knee at practice, Sapp underwent an MRI, and [More…]