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Julian Vandervelde | Center | #61

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (28) / 10/7/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 300
College: Iowa
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 5 (161) / PHI
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Eagles re-signed G/C Julian Vandervelde.
G/T Wade Smith was released in a corresponding roster move. Vandervelde was among the Eagles' final cuts, but it was partly because he was dealing with a back injury. Vandervelde appeared in 14 games last season, and will provide some much needed depth along the Eagles' battered interior line. Tue, Oct 14, 2014 02:51:00 PM

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Eagles waived G/C Julian Vandervelde.

Vandervelde appeared in 14 games last season, but was out with a long-term back injury. He'll look for work as a special teamer once he's back to full health.
Tue, Aug 26, 2014 05:07:00 PM

Eagles C/G Julian Vandervelde underwent back surgery and will be on the shelf indefinitely.

The Philly Inquirer hints Vandervelde could miss the first month or so of the season. He definitely won't be ready for Week 1. A 2011 fifth-round pick, Vandervelde is mostly a blocker on the Eagles' special teams units.
Sun, Aug 10, 2014 02:12:00 PM

Eagles signed G/C Julian Vandervelde off their practice squad.

The Eagles haven't made it official yet, but this almost certainly means RT Todd Herremans (foot/ankle) will be placed on injured reserve. Vandervelde, a fifth-round pick of the Eagles in 2011, will be depth for a decimated unit. In addition to Herremans, the Eagles have lost LT Jason Peters, C Jason Kelce, and RG Danny Watkins to various injuries.
Wed, Nov 7, 2012 12:25:00 PM

Bucs waived G/C Julian Vandervelde.

Vandervelde's stay in Tampa lasted all of two days. A fifth-round pick of the Eagles last season, Vandervelde appeared in only one game as a rookie. He'll look for practice-squad work.
Mon, Sep 3, 2012 10:10:00 AM

Bucs claimed G/C Julian Vandervelde off waivers from the Eagles.

A fifth-round pick last season, Vandervelde ended up getting into only one game. He'll provide depth as the Bucs look to adjust to life without RG Davin Joseph.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 02:01:00 PM

Eagles signed fifth-round C/G Julian Vandervelde to a four-year contract.

The Eagles drafted two centers in April -- Vandervelde and Jason Kelce. It's conceivable that one will make the roster and the other won't. Kelce fits the bill of new OL coach Howard Mudd more because of his athleticism, so we'd give him the slight edge. Vandervelde has a lower "floor" after learning Kirk Ferentz's pro-style offense at Iowa, but not as high of a "ceiling."
Wed, Jul 27, 2011 06:15:00 PM

One member of the Eagles personnel department tells the team's official website that fifth-round C/G Julian Vandervelde is the best bet of the late-round picks to make an impact if given a chance.

Vandervelde has plenty of polish as a two-year starter for O-Line guru Kirk Ferentz at Iowa. Jamaal Jackson and Mike McGlynn will battle for the center job, and first-rounder Danny Watkins will slot in as a starter at one of the guard spots. The other guard spot could be open to all challengers if Todd Herremans is kicked out to right tackle.
Tue, May 3, 2011 01:56:00 PM

Eagles selected Iowa C/G Julian Vandervelde with the No. 161 overall pick in the NFL draft.

Vandervelde was a two-year starter at guard for the Hawkeyes, although at 6'2/301 his size limitations probably make him a center prospect in the Eagles' eyes. A second-team All-Big Ten pick by both the coaches and media in 2010, Vandervelde comes from a pro-style background and showed decent athleticism at his Pro Day (5.09-5.13 forty, 30-inch vertical, 9-foot broad jump). He'll be viewed as a potential versatile backup upon arrival.
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 03:17:00 PM

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6Joique Bell
7Alonzo Harris
8Antone Smith
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10Josh Harris
11Ross Scheuerman
12Kenneth Harper
13Jawon Chisholm
14Brandon Ross
15Jerome Smith
16Rajion Neal
17Michael Dyer
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20Kevin Monangai
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4Derrick Coleman
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7Joe Don Duncan
8Brad Smelley
9Trey Millard
10Abou Toure
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12Emil Igwenagu
13Zach Boren
14Kiero Small
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3Andre Johnson
4Shane Wynn
5Miles Austin
6Dwayne Bowe
7Andre Roberts
8Preston Parker
9Kris Durham
10Seantavius Jones
11Josh Morgan
12Jacoby Ford
13Tyler Davis
14Tevin Reese
15Solomon Patton
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17Zach D'Orazio
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20Damian Williams
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22Armon Binns
23Carlton Mitchell
24DaVaris Daniels
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26Ezell Ruffin
27Lance Lewis
28Joseph Anderson
29Josh Stewart
30Josh Harper
31Marquez Clark
32Travis Labhart
33Donatella Luckett
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35David Porter
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3Ace Sanders
4Riley Cooper
5Denarius Moore
6Marcus Thigpen
7Joe Morgan
8Austin Pettis
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10Ryan Broyles
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31Juron Criner
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35Josh Reese
36Trevor Harman
37Paul Browning
38Saalim Hakim
39Trindon Holliday
40Christion Jones
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3Dante Rosario
4Kyle Miller
5Orson Charles
6Chase Ford
7Beau Gardner
8Mickey Shuler
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14Nick Kasa
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16Cameron Clear
17David Paulson
18Steve Maneri
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