Philadelphia Eagles Still Making Offseason Moves: Acquire Another RB

July 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Philadelphia Eagles have announced late Friday evening they have acquired veteran running back J.J. Arrington, or a 2012 conditional draft pick if he is waived from the team, from the Denver Broncos.
Arrington (5'9", 212 lbs) was a 2005 second round pick of the Arizona Cardinals.
In his first four seasons, J.J. amassed 654 rushing yards and went on to score three touchdowns. He has also shown that he has soft hands coming out of the backfield as he recorded 91 receptions for an additional 693 yards and two touchdowns in his career.
Possibly more note worthy, Arrington has a wealth of experience returning kickoffs, averaging 23.6 yards per carry and returning two for touchdowns—head coach Andy Reid claims that WR DeSean Jackson will continue returning punts for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Arrington spent the 2009 season recoving from microfracture surgery in his knee and if he can show the front office he has recouped and recovered from sai...

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