PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Philadelphia Eagles player and "America's Got Talent" finalist Jon Dorenbos is sharing in the Super Bowl magic despite not playing with the team last season.
The Eagles posted a video Thursday on Twitter of Dorenbos receiving a Super Bowl ring. Dorenbos was a popular figure in the Eagles locker room, known for his gregarious personality and for entertaining teammates with magic tricks.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints recently acquired long snapper Jon Dorenbos has a "serious" heart condition that will require surgery.
Team physician John Amoss discovered Dorenbos' aortic aneurysm during a physical examination and "basically saved his life," coach Sean Payton said on Friday.
Entering his 15th NFL season, Dorenbos was acquired in a trade with Philadelphia before the New Orleans' final preseason game last week.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (7-9)
New faces: WRs Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith, CB Ronald Darby, RB LeGarrette Blount, QB Nick Foles, DT Tim Jernigan, DE Chris Long, OL Chance Warmack, CB Patrick Robinson, S Corey Graham; rookies DE Derek Barnett, CB Rasul Douglas, WRs Mack Hollins and Shelton Gibson, RBs Donnel Pumphrey and Corey Clement.
Key losses: DT Bennie Logan, DE Connor Barwin, LS Jon Dorenbos, CBs Leodis McKelvin and Nolan Carroll.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The Saints have cut long snapper Justin Drescher after reaching an injury settlement with the veteran who has played for New Orleans each of the past seven seasons.
The move, announced Wednesday, comes after the Saints traded a 2019 seventh-round draft choice to Philadelphia for veteran long snapper Jon Dorenbos earlier this week.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The magic's gone from the Philadelphia Eagles' locker room.
A day after long snapper and celebrity magician Jon Dorenbos was traded to the New Orleans Saints, players were still reeling from losing their popular teammate.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton says the club has placed tight end John Phillips on injured reserve and released defensive end Jason Jones.
Payton has not disclosed Phillips' injury, which apparently occurred before Phillips was held out of New Orleans' third preseason game against Houston last Saturday night.
Phillips, a seven-year veteran, was acquired half way through last season.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints have acquired veteran long snapper Jon Dorenbos from the Philadelphia Eagles for a seventh-round draft pick in 2019.
Dorenbos is a two-time former Pro Bowl who is entering his 15th NFL season. His trade to New Orleans on Monday comes after another Saints long snapper, Justin Drescher, appeared to be injured during last Saturday night's preseason victory over Houston.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Long snappers are the most overlooked starters in the NFL until they mess up or get hurt.
The Philadelphia Eagles were down to the No. 3 guy on their depth chart after Jon Dorenbos broke his wrist and backup Brent Celek suffered a stinger in a 27-22 loss to Washington last Sunday.
Things got comical at that point.
Linebacker Mychal Kendricks decided to try out for the job on the sideline. Defensive end Bryan Braman also attempted a few snaps.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos had surgery on his right wrist and will miss the rest of the season.
Dorenbos was one of several players injured in Sunday's 27-22 loss to Washington. Running back Wendell Smallwood, offensive lineman Matt Tobin and safety Jaylen Watkins also had significant injuries that could sideline them the final three games.