Lane Johnson (did not) wrestle bears to improve his blocking

Two independent NFL insiders told The Inquirer that Chip Kelly has zeroed in on Lane Johnson even if top-rated tackles Luke Joeckel or Eric Fisher are on the board. (AP file photo)

Eagles' first-round pick Lane Johnson met with the media Friday and talked about how he used to wrestle bears.


(UPDATE: 5:55 p.m.): Apparently Lane Johnson is a big liar, as he now says he made up the bear wrestling story. Apparently, he's been telling this story for a while now.


Here it is courtesy of Jeff McLane:



Here's what I imagine it to have looked like: