We gained another level of admiration for the Eagles' Mike Patterson last season, when he managed to play in 15 games despite suffering a seizure in training camp that led to the discovery that he had arteriovenous malformation (AVM) on his brain. (Just trying to spell that would put some hockey players on the disabled list for a month.)
Patterson, the Eagles' leader in games played over the last seven seasons, has not healed quickly enough from January brain surgery to take part in this training camp. That will cause him to miss at least some of the regular season, although any timeframe for his return is strictly a guess.
The Eagles with the most regular season games played since the beginning of the 2005 regular season: