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Bednarik has no thanks for Reggie White's memory ** 2006 Eagles Training Camp
[FIFTH Edition]
Morning Call - Allentown, Pa.
Author: The Morning Call
Date: Aug 3, 2006
Start Page: C.1
Section: SPORTS
Abstract (Document Summary)

We just don't know. Whatever the case, [Chuck Bednarik]'s timing and judgment couldn't have been much worse. [Reggie White], who died in January 2005 at age 43, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame Saturday, joining Bednarik and his ilk.

Bednarik wanted [Jeffrey Lurie] to pay $15 apiece for the books, then give them to the players as gifts. Lurie, he has often said, refused, saying he couldn't do that for salary-cap reasons.

Lurie welcomed the apology. He acknowledged that there had been "some resentment" of Bednarik's prior anti-Eagles stance, but said Chuck had always been welcome at camp or games.

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