By Andrew Porter

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — You know that petition started to have the Pope pray for Sam Bradford’s knees?

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Bradford loves the idea.

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“I haven’t seen that,” Bradford said after practice on Tuesday. “I was told about it before I talked to you guys. If I got to meet the Pope, I think that would be pretty cool. If he wanted to bless my knee, then I’m all for it.”

The petition has well over 2,000 supporters now.

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The Pope, of course, is scheduled to visit Philadelphia on September 26th and 27th. The Eagles will be in North Jersey taking on the New York Jets that weekend.