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Pederson names rookie Vaitai starting right tackle

With Lane Johnson serving a 10-game suspension, Eagles coach Doug Pederson has named rookie Halapoulivaati Vaitai the team’s starting right tackle. Vaitai was a fifth-round pick last spring. He has yet to make a regular season appearance. Pederson calls Vaitai “Big V,” which saves a lot of syllables. The Eagles’ official pronunciation guide says it’s…
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