All of the media was waiting at Lehigh University to see if Brian Westbrook and Lito Sheppard(both want new contracts) would show up to training camp. Many have speculated that there could have been a hold out with one of these guys, but both players showed up and were on time.
Surprisingly, the one player who did not show up was Pro Bowl Right Guard Shawn Andrews. Andrews contacted the Eagles to let them know he would be missing the start of training camp due to “personal reasons”. It was reported on PFT that this was due to a contract dispute, but Andrews agent has denied that.
610 WIP Radio host Howard Eskin claims the Eagles are not happy that Andrews is absent. Eskin said that the Eagles think the Big Kid’s “personal reasons” are not important enough to keep him out of camp, and the Eagles should fine him for every day he misses.
The list of players unhappy with their contracts continues to grow bigger. This is becoming ridiculous.
Let’s hope Howard is wrong on this one. An ugly hold out usually never ends in a good way.