Jul 16th 2008 8:33PM by Enrico Campitelli (author feed)
Filed under: Eagles, NFC EastLito Sheppard is under contract to play for the Philadelphia Eagles through the 2008 season but that doesn’t mean he’s happy about it. In a move most Eagles fans surely cringe at, Lito has decided to replace his former agent with the much maligned Drew Rosenhaus.
Of course Rosenhaus is most remembered in Philadelphia with the dog and pony show he and his client Terrell Owens put on a few years ago. Terrell signed a nice, front-loaded contract with the Eagles when he came here from San Francisco by way of layover in Baltimore. But after a great season with the Birds in which Terrell performed valiantly in the Super Bowl, Owens felt he “out played” his contract. He and Drew wanted more money. The Eagles wanted nothing to do with it.
Now, Rosenhaus’s name is back in the news and Lito Sheppard will likely want something. What exactly he and Rosenhaus plan to argue or fight for is unclear but Drew told a local paper that “it was clear he does not see this situation taking the tone of his representation of wideout Terrell Owens, which became extremely adversarial.”Continue Reading