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Michael Bamiro set to sign with Eagles

Michael Bamiro

Michael Bamiro has successfully dodged the draft, and landed with the Eagles.

The Eagles have announced that the team has signed the Stony Brook tackle, who through a complicated set of circumstances, never had to go through the regular or supplemental draft. The Dolphins apparently made a run at him as well, but the Eagles were able to convince him by guaranteeing a portion of his base salaries his first two seasons.

A total of 22 teams were on hand for his workout last week, and some scouts thought he’d have been a mid-round pick if he had been in the draft.

He’ll walk into camp a bit behind, having missed all the spring workouts. But signing with a team with a new coach keeps him from being in too deep of a hole, since everyone’s learning a new system.

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10 Responses to “Michael Bamiro set to sign with Eagles”
  1. elmaxoh says: Jul 16, 2013 5:31 PM

    We already had a giant in the OL … didn’t work too well.

  2. aneaglesfan says: Jul 16, 2013 5:49 PM

    elmaxoh says:
    Jul 16, 2013 5:31 PM
    We already had a giant in the OL … didn’t work too well.
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    that guy is just a stiff that shouldnt have played in the nfl. give him a chance it’s a 2 year contract probably at league minimum if he is showing he is a stiff cut/release/don’t resign

  3. therealtrenches says: Jul 16, 2013 5:50 PM

    Championship.

  4. razorbyrd says: Jul 16, 2013 5:56 PM

    ladies and gentlemen, the Eagles’ new short yardage/goal line fullback!!!

  5. kingjoe1 says: Jul 16, 2013 7:37 PM

    I lke the signing but i could see this dude play defense and stand up rushing end.

  6. upperdecker19 says: Jul 16, 2013 7:38 PM

    Vince Papale and Tony Danza’s character in the trash man/field goal kicker movie demand explanations!!!

  7. theseekeroffun says: Jul 16, 2013 8:12 PM

    Who is about sign with who?
    Who cares?

  8. floratiotime says: Jul 16, 2013 8:26 PM

    By the time camp opens they’ll be saying he’d have been a first round pick next year.

  9. myeaglescantwin says: Jul 17, 2013 11:29 AM

    King Dunlap 2.0??

    this guy better be tenacious and attack some people.
    we can’t have another 10ft softy taking up a roster spot.

    I wouldn’t be surprised if this guy made a jump to the DL for the birds. 6’8” 340, 37” arms..
    thats a mean NT / DE

  10. oldbyrd says: Jul 18, 2013 7:51 PM

    I am anxious to see him in action…Scouts had him 3rd or 4th round pick so he must have shown something. Queen Dunlap was a 7th rounder.

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