Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Derrick Burgess, Rod Hood updates

During last month's NFL draft, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported that the Raiders were shopping ex-Eagles defensive end Derrick Burgess.

Derrick Burgess, Rod Hood updates

0 comments

During last month's NFL draft, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported that the Raiders were shopping ex-Eagles defensive end Derrick Burgess.

According to Mort, Philadelphia and New England were two possible destinations for Burgess.

This week, reports have surfaced that the Patriots are considering sending a second- or third-round pick to the Raiders for him.

And David White of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that Burgess did not show up to Raiders' OTAs.

Sidenote: White's name may sound familiar from when he broke the Brian Dawkins to the Broncos story. White called MTC that hectic Friday night when free agency started to make sure Eagles fans were clear on what he was reporting, and to also make sure they were not flying to San Fran to inflict bodily harm upon him.

Burgess had four sacks last season and eight in 2007. According to the Boston Globe, the Patriots would use him as an outside linebacker in their 3-4 scheme. Burgess will turn 31 before the 2009 season and has missed eight games over the past two seasons.

Meanwhile, Pro Football Talk reports that ex-Eagles cornerback Rod Hood has received a contract offer from the Rams, where he could reunite with Steve Spagnuolo. Per the report, the Lions and Browns are also in the mix for Hood's services, and he'll visit the Bears next.

Philly.com
0 comments
We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy:

Philly.com comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by Philly.com staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
 
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog
Sheil Kapadia is in his fifth season writing about the Eagles and the NFL for philly.com. His earliest memories as a sports fan include several trips to Veterans Stadium with his Dad. He's not a beat writer or an Insider, but is here to discuss the NFL 365 days a year. E-mail him at skapadia@philly.com or by clicking here

Follow Sheil on Twitter. And become a fan of Moving the Chains on Facebook.

Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for even more Birds coverage, including app-exclusive videos and analysis. Download it here.

Reach Sheil at skapadia@philly.com.

Sheil Kapadia Philly.com
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com:
letter icon Newsletter