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Eagles bring veteran offensive tackle in for a tryout

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With plenty of concern about their offensive line, the Eagles reportedly brought in veteran left tackle Cordy Glenn for a visit.

Glenn, 30, has played in 97 career games with 95 starts.

The Eagles are in a tough situation at left tackle right now. Andre Dillard went down for the season during training camp with a torn biceps. And although they have Jason Peters on the roster, he reportedly wants more money to flip from right guard to left tackle.

If the Eagles don’t fold and give Peters more money, they’ll be left with Matt Pryor at left tackle. Pryor is a former 6th-round pick, who might be an adequate guard but has never played left tackle. He looked like a big project at the position during Sunday’s scrimmage.

Here’s the potential starting OL for Week 1 as it stands now: Pryor, Isaac Seumalo, Jason Kelce, Jason Peters, Lane Johnson.

So Glenn might make some sense. He’s been in the league since 2012 and he’d immediately be an upgrade over Pryor.

But Glenn will turn 31 in September and he has played in just 25 games over the last three seasons.

Last season, Glenn was expected to play left guard for the Bengals but he stayed at left tackle after Jonah Williams suffered a season-ending injury. Glenn played in just six games in 2019, the final six games of the season. Glenn suffered a concussion in the preseason and was then suspended by the Bengals.

According to ProFootballTalk, Glenn nearly got into a physical altercation with a member of the Bengals’ coaching staff over how the team handled his return from the concussion. He apparently felt like the Bengals tried to rush him back.

 

In six games last season, Glenn allowed 4 sacks, 1 QB hit and 5 hurries, according to ProFootballFocus.

Glenn was a 2nd-round pick out of Georgia back in 2012. He spent the first six years of his career in Buffalo and the last two in Cincinnati. Jim Schwartz was the Bills’ defensive coordinator in 2014.