It's no secret that the Eagles and Plaxico Burress like each other very, very much.


The Birds pursued him last offseason and came close to offering him a deal, according to Burress, and the former Jets and Giants receiver told a local radio station that he would welcome a chance to re-unite with childhood friend Mike Vick in Philadelphia.


On Monday, Jason La Canfora — one of the most respected scribes over at — blogged that Burress and the Eagles have been "in contact."


In other random Eagles news ... Former first-round pick Freddie Mitchell will be arraigned on federal tax fraud charges Thursday morning. Mitchell, 33, was busted, along with two Bensalem natives, in a tax fraud scheme. According to court documents, the group netted up to $1.9 million in fraudulent returns.