It hasn’t really been a secret that reserve offensive lineman Halapoulivaati Vaitai has struggled so far this preseason. Apparently his play has been so poor, that former Eagles Pro Bowl LT Tra Thomas attended last night’s preseason finale so that he could have a chat with Vaitai and give him a much needed talk and some lessons.
Nobody better to be counseling Vaitai then @72TraThomas, one of the best to ever do it here. Vaitai has struggled a lot this preseason. Surely his ears are wide open. #Eagles#FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/LgPkhdY8iZ
— Jamie Apody (@JamieApody) August 30, 2018
Thomas is not listed as an official member of the Eagles staff, so either the team asked him if he was available to talk to ‘Big V’, or Thomas decided himself that he needed to get his attention and see if he can get to the root of Vaitai’s struggles. Thomas’ talk with Vaitai might help him get out of his slump, but we should still just hope that Jason Peters stays heathy this season so we won’t need to see Vaitai on the field.