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Runyan among big names still unemployed

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The Sporting News had an interesting article about several big name players that still want to play, but haven't been able to find a job. The list includes Jason Taylor, Chris McAllister, Edgerrin James, Derrick Brooks, Marvin Harrison, and former Eagle, Jon Runyan...

Jon Runyan, OT

The situation: The Eagles swiftly replaced Runyan, 35, with Stacy Andrews(notes) in March, and the veteran tackle is still rehabbing after offseason knee surgery. At 6-7, 330 pounds, he can be a physical presence but will need to prove his health.

Scout's take: "He's lost a lot of mobility, and he was never a tremendous athlete. He's always been that road-grading right tackle. The question is, do you give him more help? Do you want to have the running back constantly chipping to his side? Do want to keep your tight end in? The league's getting more athletic, and it won't be too long before you see right tackles who slide like left tackles. We're getting enamored with athletic ability, and he's a throwback."

TSN lists the Steelers as an "ideal" landing spot for Runyan.

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