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04:52 PM ET 12.12 | Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson's season is over as the team put him on the non-football injury list for illness. Patterson has been dealing with a scary case of viral pneumonia, which caused him to miss the Eagles' Week 14 game against the Jaguars. Patterson was hospitalized last Thursday in advance of the game in Jacksonville. As Bleeding Green Nation notes, there are also reports that Patterson's pay from the team will take a hit as a result of the move. ProFootballTalk reports that Patterson will be docked roughly $150,000 as he finishes out the final three games of the season on the Non-Football Injury List. The pay cut will obviously not go over well with Patterson, who has spent his entire career with the Eagles' organization.

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December 12, 2012  05:23 PM ET

Poor Philly, we missed you guys this year!!!

December 12, 2012  05:33 PM ET

Bye, bye Birdie....

December 12, 2012  07:32 PM ET

The pay cut will obviously not go over well with Patterson, who has spent his entire career with the Eagles' organization.


He signed the contract. If you don't like the cause, don't agree to it.

December 12, 2012  07:32 PM ET

clause*

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December 13, 2012  09:49 AM ET

I have a good idea, the team is down pretty low, lets get Suh to kick a few of em

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