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Tuesday, March 14, 2006
New No. 2 Tight End Will Get Playing Time
The Eagles sure aren't selling Matt Schobel, today's free-agent acquisition, as a human insurance policy for starting tight end L.J. Smith. The signing announcement on philadelphiaeagles.com reads, in part: "Underutilized with the Bengals, the 6-foot-5, 255-pound Schobel figures prominently in Philadelphia's West Coast offense after signing a five-year deal with the Eagles on Tuesday. In fact, Schobel revealed the Eagles coaches' desire to use more two tight end sets."