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Eagles Bring Back Jeremiah Trotter, Cut Jeff Garcia

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Bleeding Green Nation Not Expecting Much from Trotter

SB Nation’s Eagles blog Bleeding Green Nation weighs in with their quick reaction to the signing of Trotter, calling it “head-scratching” and adding:

I’m very skeptical of the Trotter signing affecting the team in any meaningful way. He’s been out of football since 2007, his knees were destroyed then, and now he’s 32. Like all Eagles fans, Trotter has always been a favorite of mine and I’ll certainly be pulling for the guy… but I’m not expecting much.

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Philly Releases Jeff Garcia to Make Room for Trotter

From Adam Schefter (it’s breaking NFL news, who else would it?), comes word that QB Jeff Garcia, who the Eagles signed after Week 1, is the odd man out to make room for Trotter.

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Eagles Sign LB Trotter

Jay Glazer reports that the Eagles have come to terms with their former Pro Bowl MLB Jeremiah Trotter on a one year deal. The move should both buttress the Eagles' linebacking depth after starting MLB Stewart Bradley went out for the year in the preseason, as well as bring in someone already familiar with the Eagles' defensive schemes.

The former Stephen F. Austin standout was a third-round pick of the Eagles in 1998, eventually emerging as one of the top MLBs in the NFL before departing for the divisional rival Redskins in 2002. After a few star-crossed years in Washington Trotter returned to the Eagles in 2004, before inking a one year deal with Tampa in 2007. Trotter has since been out of football due to a bone-on-bone condition in his knees.

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