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Eagles add quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson to roster


The Eagles might not have a starting quarterback, but they at least now have another one besides Mark Sanchez on the roster.

According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Eagles are signing journeyman McLeod Bethel-Thompson to add some names to the depth chart.

Bethel-Thompson spent some time with the 49ers practice squad last year. He has also been with the Dolphins, Vikings, Patriots, and of course, the Los Angeles Kiss.

With Sam Bradford heading toward free agency and the team not inclined to franchise tag him, the Eagles were down to Sanchez as their only quarterback under contract.

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17 Responses to “Eagles add quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson to roster”
  1. duanethomas33 says: Feb 18, 2016 10:51 AM

    The man with 3 last names.

  2. thudspeth says: Feb 18, 2016 10:56 AM

    Vikings season ticket holder here that has seen the kid play in preseason. Better than Sanchez.

  3. thegrey7 says: Feb 18, 2016 10:59 AM

    Good move by Philly. I always thought McBLT was underrated.

  4. getakluwe says: Feb 18, 2016 10:59 AM

    Eagles have zero good options at qb.
    No wonder they’re thinking about getting Foles back.

  5. chumpley says: Feb 18, 2016 11:13 AM

    “Vikings season ticket holder here that has seen the kid play in preseason. Better than Sanchez.”

    If anyone watched the Eagles-Lions game last Thanksgiving, Winnie the Pooh is better than Sanchez.

  6. bryantrulen says: Feb 18, 2016 11:30 AM

    This guy is legit. He has more Arm Talent than Sanchez. If they bring in Chase Daniel, he would be him out as well. Only Question about MBT is can be a leader people respect? He is not very presidential in how he speaks but anyone who has watched the kid realizes he could become the Eagles starter if given the chance.

  7. granadafan says: Feb 18, 2016 11:32 AM

    duanethomas33 says:
    Feb 18, 2016 10:51 AM
    The man with 3 last names.

    What the heck were his parents thinking?

  8. fordmandalay says: Feb 18, 2016 11:33 AM

    The final piece of the puzzle! SUPER BOWL, BABY!!!

  9. patsfan4lifesbchamps says: Feb 18, 2016 11:34 AM

    Tebow curse continues

  10. cwalczyk says: Feb 18, 2016 11:45 AM

    Best name in the league!!

  11. a1b24312 says: Feb 18, 2016 12:14 PM

    Roseman’s back! (poor poor Dougie…)

  12. In Teddy We Trust says: Feb 18, 2016 12:14 PM

    Did you get that picture of McBLT from the dictionary when you looked up “journeyman”?

  13. genericcommenter says: Feb 18, 2016 12:31 PM

    He might set the record for most teams as a 4th QB. I think he started for the UFL back when that was thing.

  14. steelerben says: Feb 18, 2016 12:54 PM

    You know what they say, when you have those two quarterbacks on your roster, you have no quarterbacks.

  15. therealtrenches says: Feb 18, 2016 12:58 PM

    I like this better than bringing Chase Daniel in. Give him the keys to the car and let him drive it around this year. Draft a promising young kid and groom him.

  16. beernap says: Feb 18, 2016 1:23 PM

    Per overthecap, 78th of 78 QB contracts for 2015. While I have no idea of the kids actual capabilities… bottom of the barrel seems apropos.

  17. iamdinguskhan says: Feb 18, 2016 2:15 PM

    Wow! Desperate…maybe the Eagles can get clipboard Jesus also.

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