Jeff McLane began covering the Eagles in April 2009 after covering college sports and Penn State football in particular. Before that he wrote about high school sports and before that he worked in the mailroom (not quite).
Maddox was the first defensive player head coach Doug Pederson mentioned when asked for standouts during the Eagles' spring workouts. He “has picked up where he left off,” Pederson said two weeks ago. “He’s looking really good.”
Of the 28 Eagles who missed time, a significant number experienced abnormal recovery, which increasingly raised questions about how the team was treating its injured. Now, the franchise has revamped its medical staff once again.