The Eagles have announced they have signed seventh round pick defensive lineman Beau Allen to a four-year contract. Allen played in a school-record 54 games at Wisconsin while never missing as a Badger. The 6'2", 333 lbs. defensive tackle is a big nose tackle who is at his best against the run. He recorded 20 tackles in 2013, two for losses and one sack. More here.
Phillies right-hander Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez began a rehab assignment last night in Clearwater for the Threshers. It marked his first professional start in the Phillies organization. Gonzalez has been dealing with a shoulder injury since early March and has been on a light throwing routine after being shutdown. More here.
Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez failed his physical with the Eagles after the team reviewed his medical file and performed their own x-rays. Martinez only played in four games for the Cornhuskers in 2013 due to a plantar plate tear of the second metatarsal phalangeal joint according to Dr. Mark Quist of Carolina Foot and Ankle. More here.