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Eagles training camp: Former Pro Bowl cornerback Lito Sheppard serving as coaching intern

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The former Eagles defensive back is working with Chip Kelly's staff.

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The Eagles have a familiar face serving as a coaching intern during this year's training camp. Former Pro Bowl cornerback (and "Cowboy Killer") Lito Sheppard is interning with the Eagles coaching staff, according to CSN Philly's Geoff Mosher.

Sheppard was a first round pick in 2002 and played seven seasons in Philadelphia. He made two Pro Bowl teams and was an All-Pro selection in 2004. Sheppard was traded to the Jets in 2009 because of Asante Samuel's presence on the roster and the player's frustration towards this contract. He spent the next three seasons with the Jets, Vikings and Raiders. Sheppard retired after the 2011 season and collected 345 tackles, three sacks, three forced fumbles and 19 interceptions during his 10-year career.

The Eagles have a history of hiring former players following stints as training camp interns. Duce Staley and Tra Thomas have launched coaching careers with the Eagles and are still members of the staff.