Eagles Sign OT Ed Wang

The Eagles on Friday announced that they have signed offensive tackle Ed Wang to a two-year deal.

Wang became the first-ever Chinese-American to be taken in the NFL draft  after being selected in the fifth round  by the Bills in 2010. He played in six games as a reserve offensive lineman as a rookie before being placed on injured reserve  prior to the 2011 season. Wang, 25, signed with the Raiders prior to last season but did not make the team.

The 6-5, 315-pound Virginia Tech product started the final 35 games of his career with the Hokies and earned second-team All-ACC honors as a senior at left tackle. He began his college career as a tight end before moving to the offensive line as a sophomore.

His parents both met as Chinese Olympians and participated in the 1984 Los Angeles games before immigrating to the United States.

Be respectful of our online community and contribute to an engaging conversation. We reserve the right to ban impersonators and remove comments that contain personal attacks, threats, or profanity, or are flat-out offensive. By posting here, you are permitting Philadelphia magazine and Metro Corp. to edit and republish your comment in all media.

  • xlGmanlx

    1/2 in signing former bills OL, Peters – worthy every cent…..Mudd probably has some skin in that as well.

  • BrickSquadMonopoly

    Wang. lol.

  • ICDogg

    Wang and former asst. coach Eugene Chung should start a band.

    Everybody, have fun tonight.

    • 1

      Cox, Wang and Chung…

      Imagine that law firm

  • knighn

    Cox on Defense, Wang on Offense. Ha ha!

  • JofreyRice

    This guy’s a dick

  • UKEagle99

    Did IQs suddenly drop? Is it something to do with that zombie warning? Has someone eaten your braaaaaiiiiiinnnnsssss? I’m clearly missing something in the cross Atlantic language barriers thing. I get the jist but… you guys need better slang!

    • theycallmerob

      nah, y’all just need better humor

      • Johnny Domino

        And teeth

      • UKEagle99

        Better understanding of American humour I’ll give you. I have plenty of humour although a lot revolves around sarcasm ;-) Wang is a construction company over here, they erect things :-P

  • Mostel

    Maybe he can take a few pictures of the parking lot while Rodney Dangerfield yells at him!

  • Sam

    em·i·grate verb (used without object), em·i·grat·ed, em·i·grat·ing. to leave one country or region to settle in another

    • Andrew_Hemler

      they immigrated TO the US. They emigrated FROM China. Moron.

  • barry_nic

    what the heck is it with signing castoffs of the Bills? Think about it.

    • nicksaenz1

      That was my first thought upon seeing he was a Bill once.

  • 3 Finger Lenny

    Wang will be nipped In training camp

    • ICDogg

      He will be converted to DE for a front line of Dixon, Cox, and Wang.