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Brent Celek suffers knee injury, says he’ll be “good”

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Somewhere, Jeremy Shockey is smiling.  And not because he just got another tattoo.

Eagles tight end Brent Celek suffered a knee injury at practice on Thursday, according to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

He caught a pass, he left not long afterwards, and he then was seen wearing a wrap on his knee.

Before Eagles fans panic, Celek claims it’s no big deal.  “I’ll be good,” he said, per McLane.  “Promise.”

The Eagles are thin at the position behind Celek, with Brett Brackett, Clay Harbor, and rookie Chase Ford on the 90-man roster.

The Eagles brought in Visanthe Shiancoe for a workout earlier this week.  He later signed with the Patriots.  Despite interest in Shockey, the Eagles have yet to give him a look-see.

If Celek is anything other than “good,” that could change.

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3 Responses to “Brent Celek suffers knee injury, says he’ll be “good””
  1. bleedgreen says: Jul 27, 2012 7:53 AM

    Celek seems to get hurt in camp EVERY YEAR. Its not always his fault, but 2 years ago Ernie Sims blew him up trying to show how tough he was and Celek wasn’t himself until halfway through the season. Last year I believe he hurt his shoulder and was kept into block for the first 1/3 of the season as well.

  2. cleverbob says: Jul 27, 2012 8:10 AM

    I thought Harbor was serviceable as a backup/blocking tight end. Did he fall out of favor?

    If they’re trying to find a 1-2 punch like the Patriots have, they won’t get there with Celek & Shockey. No offense to Celek but he’s no Gronk, and Shockey is running on (alcohol) vapors.

  3. berniemadoffsides says: Jul 27, 2012 8:40 AM

    The Eagles are thin at the position behind Celek, with Brett Brackett, Clay Harbor, and rookie Chase Ford on the 90-man roster.

    Wow… sound like super hero names from a comic book.

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