Stewart Bradley

NFL notebook: Eagles counting on Bradley; Jaguars sign QB Edwards

Middle linebacker Stewart Bradley's return to the lineup gave the Eagles' defense a big lift Sunday.

Bradley, who missed the second half of the Eagles' Week 1 loss to Green Bay as well as their Week 2 win over Detroit with a concussion, helped the Eagles hold Jacksonville without a touchdown in their 28-3 romp over the Jaguars.

In the six quarters that Bradley has played this season, the Eagles have given up just 16 points. In the 6 he's been on the sideline, they've allowed 49.

"Getting Stew back was big," said strong safety Quintin Mikell. "He's one of the top linebackers in the league. The centerpiece of our defense. When he's not in there, it...

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