PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos is headed to the semifinals of ‘America’s Got Talent.’
Dorenbos dazzled the judges for a third straight time earlier this week, earning enough votes to reach next week’s semifinals. Dorenbos was excused from Training Camp on Wednesday.READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Father Of Man Who Marked Grim Milestone For Philly Wants Son To Be Remember More Than Number
“Obviously he went through this show and he’ll be back [Thursday] for the conditioning test,” Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said of Dorenbos. “We’ll just go day by day and just see where it ends up in the next couple of days.READ MORE: Upper Darby Chiropractor Charged With Sexually Abusing 9-Year-Old Girl During Exam
“I’ll tell you what, gosh, pulling for him,” Pederson said. “He represents us, the organization, this city on that show like a professional. Obviously his talent is something I think that when football is said and done for him, I think he’s definitely got a career in Las Vegas or Atlantic City or wherever. But yeah, I’m pulling for him and excited for where he could go.”MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Business Owners Seeing Uptick In Brazen Thefts
Dorenbos will continue to travel back and forth between Philly and L.A. in order to compete on the show. Fortunately for Dorenbos, the Eagles are off Tuesday, August 2nd.