By Lesley Van Arsdall

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After a few weeks of voluntary workouts, the Philadelphia Eagles are holding their first mandatory minicamp and the Bird gang showed up in full force.

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“We’re really excited,” said center Jason Kelce. “We think we have a great team coming back here. Obviously, last year is behind us at this point. We had a really good go at it last year. But I think that we’re all focused on this year.”

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After missing the voluntary workouts, new defensive lineman Michael Bennett was with the team.

The 32-year-old Pro Bowler says he’s happy to be here and it seems like he’s fitting right in.

“I’m pretty comfortable, just getting used to different terminologies,” Bennett said. “But Jim [Schwartz] is such a great defensive coordinator, so I’m just learning it.”

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Coach Doug Pederson and his players say after this week is the time to put the Super Bowl LII win behind them.

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“Listen, we always are going to remember. It’s going to be every time we’re in the city — I was at two events yesterday and the city’s on fire. It’s great. I love it. Fans are excited, and they should be. But for us, we’ve got focus on 2018, and getting ready for training camp,” Pederson said.

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The Eagles held their workout Tuesday, with other workouts happening on Wednesday and Thursday.