It’s Official: Former New Orleans Saints RB Mike Bell Is a Philadelphia Eagle

March 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Running back Mike Bell is officially a Philadelphia Eagle.
The New Orleans Saints declined to match the $1.7 million dollar offer sheet Bell signed early last week and therefore the Eagles can check one more spot of the list of immediate needs in the draft.
Finally knowing that Mike Bell is an Eagle arises another question: who's the No. 3 running back on the depth chart?
Bell is looking to take some of the load off second—year man, LeSean McCoy, but as of right now he is the backup here in Philadelphia. Behind Bell, there are some potential suitors already on the Eagles roster.
The most logical player would be Eldra Buckley.
Buckley was signed off of San Diego's waivers in 2009 and was pretty much asked to be a special teams player where he played nicely, notching a forced fumble against the Atlanta Falcons and recorded 15 tackles.
In 2009, Buckley appeared in all 16 games, managing to gain 44 rushing yards in 15...

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