Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson returned to practice 17
days after suffering a seizure during training camp at Lehigh University.
taking anti-seizure medication for what the Eagles are certain is arteriovenous
malformation (AVM). He hopes to play in Thursday’s preseason game and
anticipates being read to start the regular season providing there are no
Also returning to
the NovaCare Complex Saturday to participate in conditioning work was wide
receiver Jeremy Maclin.
Maclin feels he
should be ready for the regular season opener, which is the timetable head
coach Andy Reid submitted last week.
Jason Avant (sore knee) was held out of practice.
Casey Matthews took the first-team snaps at middle linebacker in the closed
Michael Vick said he broke up laughing Friday when the Eagles gave him the
Associated Press comeback player of the year trophy mailed to One NovaCare Way.
“When I walked
into the locker room one of the equipment guys told me it was the
three-interception trophy,” Vick said. “I got a kick out of that.”
Vick threw three
picks in the first half of the loss to the Steelers.