Eagles sign Takeo Spikes

Yesterday the Eagles traded Darwin Walker and a conditional draft pick to the Buffalo Bills for Pro Bowl linebacker Takeo Spikes and backup quarterback Kelly Holcomb. I think this is a good move, sort of like how the Eagles signed Kurt Gouveia a few years back as another bargain free agent linebacker. Back then, the one thing you couldn’t deny was Gouveia’s intensity and his nose for the ball. Reading Rich Hofmann’s article in the Daily News, Spikes was returning to form last year after recovering from an Achilles tendon injury, and he’ll be playing to prove himself when he gets here.

And let’s face it, we needed the help.

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