Eagles tight end Bartrum returns from viral infection

Updated: August 12, 2006, 3:12 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Thirteen-year veteran tight end Mike Bartrum returned to practice with the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday, just two days after media reports suggested that he may have suffered a heart attack, an erroneous notion that drew the wrath of head coach Andy Reid.

One of the NFL's premier deep-snappers, and rewarded in 2005 with a Pro Bowl berth for that esoteric ability, Bartrum missed Thursday night's preseason game against the Cleveland Browns, the first contest of any kind he sat out since ...

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