and failed to make a tackle all year. One of the big knocks on Smith was his physique, with former Philly assistant Tra Thomas saying in February that the second-year defender "has the build of, like, a high school athlete." Play NFL Fantasy
Marcus Smith played just 74 defensive snaps this season and earned zero tackles. For the past year, assistant coach Tra Thomas -- who played left tackle for the Eagles for 11 seasons (1998 to 2008) -- worked with Smith and other outside linebackers
still active at a premium position. Woodson was taken the same season as Randy Moss, Kyle Turley, Fred Taylor and Tra Thomas , acting as a bridge to a football era that is quickly disappearing. At the very least, he can be a brilliant asset
returning from. ACL surgery back with Donovan McNabb and Shaun O'Hara who of course played with giant defensive back Tra Thomas analyst today and also not only do you know him you chip Kelly's offense from your days at USC when he was at. Or
Philadelphia Eagles teams from the inside out, and he will do the same in Kansas City. Like longtime Eagles offensive tackles Tra Thomas and Jon Runyan, Fisher stands 6-foot-7. Fisher is more athletic than both of them. The No. 1 overall pick came
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years of his contract. By landing Peters, the Eagles fill an immediate hole on their offensive line after left tackle Tra Thomas signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars in free agency last month. Thomas, who protected quarterback Donovan McNabb
Texas Tech WR Michael Crabtree wasn't able to show off his speed at his pro day, but that might not scare off NFL teams from considering the wide receiver with one of the top picks.
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top offensive tackles in the draft a season after injuries decimated the offensive line. This after they acquired OT Tra Thomas in free agency. They are now deep up front and they got massive defensive tackle Terrence Knighton to step right in. » Jaguars
The Texans looked to shore up their defense while the Jaguars targeted the trenches and the Colts quietly had another smart draft. But did the division-winning Titans fare the best?
2000-Corey Simon, DT, Florida St. 1999-Donovan McNabb, QB, Syracuse 1998- Tra Thomas , OT, Florida St. 1997-Jon Harris, DE, Virginia 1996-Jermane Mayberry, T, Texas A&M-Kingsville 1995-Mike
but he could be worth it. He is a big, nasty player who was very responsible for Michael Turner's big season. Tra Thomas : Eagles left tackle is getting older, but he can still be effective, especially if he returns to Philly, where he
round receiver in spite of the Torry Holt signing . The Jaguars have upgraded their offensive line with the addition of Tra Thomas but will still consider taking an offensive tackle with their first-round pick. While David Garrard is only a season removed from putting up stellar
so hard to get them when they become available. Anchor tackles such as Jonathan Ogden, Orlando Pace, Jon Runyan and Tra Thomas are either retired or near the end of stellar careers, and now is the time to find their replacements. Offensive tackles
the Buffalo Bills for the two-time Pro Bowler helps the Eagles fill a glaring need at left tackle, where they lost Tra Thomas to the Jacksonville Jaguars in free agency. It also alters the draft and could throw a wrinkle into the trade market
biggest strength. Buoyed by the additions of two draft picks, Eugene Monroe and Eben Britton , and a savvy veteran, Tra Thomas , the Jaguars now sport a formidable front capable of dominating the line of scrimmage. Sam Greenwood / Getty Images
coming against dome teams, Atlanta and Indianapolis. Matchups to watch » Vikings DE Jared Allen against Eagles OT Tra Thomas : NFL sack leader DeMarcus Ware needed three sacks against the Eagles on Sunday to break Michael Strahan's sack record
QUESTIONABLE -- WR Reggie Brown (groin); PROBABLE -- DE Juqua Parker (knee), CB Lito Sheppard (hamstring), T Tra Thomas (foot), RB Brian Westbrook (rib, ankle). Analysis: Westbrook put in a full practice on Friday and appears on
suffered from injuries and some extenuating circumstances since transitioning away from the decades-long tackle tandem of Tra Thomas and Jon Runyan two years ago. Mudd's experience piecing together a patchwork line (Indianapolis has had its own problems
McNabb recently has seen key veteran teammates like Brian Dawkins, Brian Westbrook, Jon Runyan, Correll Buckhalter and Tra Thomas depart and he's seen the team survive without them. Wyche: Chat transcript Where will Texas' Colt McCoy get drafted
solid drive blocker, but how he holds up in pass protection will determine where this situation is headed. Veteran Tra Thomas worked with the second team but neither player is close to the Pro Bowler McNeill. Of the three guys holding out, McNeill
Philadelphia Eagles Doubtful: QB Donovan McNabb (ankle, right thumb), S Quintin Mikell (knee); Questionable: T Tra Thomas (illness); Probable: WR Jason Avant (groin), WR Kevin Curtis (thigh), S Brian Dawkins (thigh), G Todd Herremans
Considine (knee), WR Kevin Curtis (quadriceps), QB A.J. Feeley (left hand), DE Jevon Kearse (shoulder), T Tra Thomas (back). Fantasy take: Westbrook had an MRI on his knee earlier in the week, but he practiced without limitations
option in larger leagues. Philadelphia Eagles Out: TE L.J. Smith (groin); Doubtful: CB Lito Sheppard (knee), T Tra Thomas (knee), RB Brian Westbrook (abdomen); Probable: K David Akers (left quadriceps), LB Stewart Bradley (hand