Excerpt from "A short week, long on pain"
By DAVID WEINBERG Staff Writer
Published: Sunday, September 21, 2008
"Few players take a beating during a game like long-snapper Jon Dorenbos. On punts, extra points and field goals, he is always getting hit by one, two or even three opposing players.
He recovers by working out every morning in the trainer's room with place-kicker David Akers and punter Sav Rocca. All are devotees to the "P90X'' strength and flexibility routine devised by noted fitness guru Tony Horton.
"I'm actually friends with one of the guys in the 'P90X' videos and I've met Tony a few times,'' Dorenbos said. "I'm a big believer in the program, especially the yoga workouts. I had never done anything like that before, but I find that it really helps me with my flexibility. I've never had a massage in my life or been in a hyperbaric chamber. I stick with what works and this works.''
The Eagles will find out today if all the extra efforts paid off. "