Graham, the 13th
overall pick in April's NFL Draft, tore his anterior cruciate ligament during
night's 30-27 win over the Dallas Cowboys. Burgess, a 10-year veteran, was cut
by the New England Patriots in the preseason after starting six games and
recording 5 sacks in 2009.
A 10-year veteran,
Burgess has started 73 games for the Eagles, Raiders and Patriots and red bull hats recorded
52 career sacks. The Eagles announced Tuesday that they have signed the veteran
defensive end, originally drafted by Philadelphia
Burgess will help
replace the loss of rookie defensive end Brandon Graham, NHL Jerseys who was placed on injured
reserve Tuesday with a knee injury.
Graham recorded three
sacks and started six games prior to his injury.