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Eagles’ 15 undrafted free agents include guy nicknamed “Murderleg”


The Eagles have announced their 15-man class of undrafted free agents, and one of them has a great nickname.

Vanderbilt kicker Casey Spear was dubbed Murderleg by folks in Tennessee. According to Sheil Kapadia of, Spear likes to launch himself at opponents on kickoff coverage.

In that case, his real name may be even more appropriate than his nickname.

Also added by the Eagles were Oregon State guard Josh Andrews, Cincinnati tight end Blake Annen, Morgan State guard Karim Barton, LSU receiver Kardon Boone, Florida tight end Trey Burton, Toledo running back David Fluellen, Alabama cornerback John Fulton, USC tackle Kevin Graf, Texas guard Donald Hawkins, Missouri running back Henry Josey, Oregon defensive tackle Wade Keliikipi, Oklahoma State safety Daytawion Lowe, Florida A&M defensive end Frank Mays, and Rutgers receiver Quron Pratt.

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17 Responses to “Eagles’ 15 undrafted free agents include guy nicknamed “Murderleg””
  1. bonerchamp says: May 11, 2014 10:16 AM

    Trey Burton fits what Chip does perfectly. Great pickup and a perfect spot for him.

  2. 700levelvet says: May 11, 2014 10:20 AM

    North and West Philly are going to have block parties upon his arrival…

  3. barsfordays says: May 11, 2014 10:32 AM

    Im excited to see what Kadron Boone and Quron Pratt can do in Chip’s offense, but i think the steal of this class(and one of the steals of the draft) is FS Daytawion Lowe. Also, Eagles should take a look at UDFA CB Loucheiz Purifoy. First-round talent who failed a drug test(see: Da’Rick Rogers last year)

  4. steves11 says: May 11, 2014 11:07 AM

    I don’t think the Eagles coaching staff is going to encourage their kicker to launch himself at opponents. It doesn’t sound like the best way to keep their kicker healthy. So I guess “Murderleg” is going to have to tone it down if he wants to be legitimate competition to Alex Henry.

  5. upperdecker19 says: May 11, 2014 11:07 AM

    Murderleg??? We gotta meet this guy…

    OJ, Aaron H, and Rae C

  6. ialwayswantedtobeabanker says: May 11, 2014 11:12 AM

    Guy Whimper would absolutely destroy Murderleg.

  7. dlove4392 says: May 11, 2014 11:22 AM

    I have a feeling we are going to be better then last year, with tougher schedule and my prediction for the season is that Eagles go 10-6 for the season, win the division, have top 5 offense and top 10 defense because I like what they got in the draft on defense, Jaylin Watkins is one of my favorite picks out of all the rest, being able to play CB and S and good at both. Howie and Chip decided they plan too start him at CB because he’s to small weight wise to play S, so look for him to compete at CB with either Broadly Flecther or Carry Williams. Still need a good MLB to compete, or play behind Democo Ryans . Honestly I believe they go deep in the playoffs and beyond. So I really look forward to this season, looking forward to watching my Eagles!–

  8. oldbyrd says: May 11, 2014 11:30 AM

    Just announced: Chip takes entire Oregon team as free agents. Hip shooter. Hold your breath Eagle fans.

  9. Smarterthanyou says: May 11, 2014 12:06 PM

    “Murderleg”, is he related to Hernandez?

  10. drs76109 says: May 11, 2014 1:35 PM

    Murderleg versus Tony Franklin and his bare foot. Or Tom Dempsey and his club foot. Discuss.

  11. officialgame says: May 11, 2014 1:44 PM

    Next time he launches at the NFL level it will be “legs” who gets murdered.

  12. idonttipipaybills says: May 11, 2014 2:07 PM

    Congrats trey Burton

  13. mungman69 says: May 11, 2014 3:58 PM

    9-7 will win this division in 14-15. And it won’t be Dallas.

  14. floratiotime says: May 11, 2014 4:57 PM

    I don’t think it’s premature to guarantee a Superbowl … these UDFAs easily put “Dream Team 2014” over the top.

  15. illwillthemick says: May 11, 2014 8:40 PM

    yo this kid destroyed cordarrell patterson on a kick return, yes patterson!! who was the best NFL kick returner last season!!! lol… awesome

  16. illwillthemick says: May 11, 2014 8:42 PM

    but anyway… how good is he at kicking?

  17. eldoradogeorge says: May 12, 2014 9:24 AM

    illwillthemick says:
    May 11, 2014 8:40 PM

    yo this kid destroyed cordarrell patterson on a kick return, yes patterson!! who was the best NFL kick returner last season!!! lol… awesome


    I just watched the video…awesome!!

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