Eagles could be going to camp without Brandon Graham

The Philadelphia Eagles could be preparing to go camping without one of the cogs for their defensive line this season.

Brandon Graham, the team’s first-round draft pick from Michigan, “looks like a no-show” for the first day of training camp on Monday when rookies and certain veterans are to report to Lehigh University, according to ESPN’s Sal Paolontonio.

The report states Graham will “likely miss the first few days of practice.” That jibes with what a league source said earlier in the week when he indicated nothing was going on between Graham and the Eagles.

Philadelphia is counting on Graham to help revive its pass rush this season. Missing a few days of camp certainly isn’t going to hurt his ability to impact the defense this season. It’s unlikely this situation will play out in an ugly manner either because the Eagles typically have their players signed on time and have experience dealing with veteran agent Joel Segal.

Free safety Nate Allen, the team’s second-round pick, also remains unsigned. He will be in position to compete for a starting job.

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