Friday, March 30, 2012

Eagles re-sign Dunlop, Peters may be hurt

The Eagles have agreed to terms with tackle King Dunlap on a one-year contract.

The move could be  areaction to an injury suffered by Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters, who may of suffered an Achilles injury in a recent according to Geoff Mosher.

Dunlap (6-foot-9, 330) has played in 38 games (seven starts) over the last three seasons after being selected by the Eagles in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft.

He started five games in 2010 (two at LT, three at RT), and two games in 2011 (one at LT, one at LG), joining Jonathan Ogden and Ben Jefferson as the tallest players ever to play guard in the NFL, according to Stats Inc.

The 26-year old also contributes to the Eagles special teams units, and registered his first-career field goal block on a 45-yard attempt by David Akers vs. SF on 10/2/11. A native of Brentwood, TN, Dunlap appeared in 48 games with 20 starts during his collegiate career at Auburn.

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