Philadelphia Eagles Flying Below the Radar: Cornerback Geoffrey Pope

March 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Who is Geoffrey Pope and what is he doing on our roster?
I'd bet half of Eagles nation didn't even know this guy was on our team and for good reason. It was early in 2009 when the Eagles released the ineffective Jack Ikegwuonu and made the move for Pope.
Pope was picked up from the Bengals' practice squad and added to the Eagles' thinning cornerback depth chart. The Bengals had activated and played Pope in a couple of games, then demoted him back to taxi-squad. 
Prior to his stint in Cincinnati, Pope signed as a rookie free agent in Miami (2007). He was released in camp and immediately scooped up by the Giants, where he bounced on and off the game day roster. He spent the entire 2008 season on the Giants' practice squad.
Talk about coming up from obscurity, where do we start?
These would be my primary questions:
(1) What make me think this guy could be an Eagle in 2010?
The answer is simple for 2009. The Eagles needed help. Ellis Hobbs ...

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