2010 Preview: Mike Bell Provides Biggest Impact Offseason for Eagles

June 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It’s easy to understand why people think the most impact this offseason will come on the defensive side of the ball.
The unit surrendered a staggering 27.2 points over the last four games of the regular season and postseason combined. Things obviously had to change, and deficiencies needed to be addressed.
Veterans like Darryl Tapp, Marlin Jackson and Ernie Simms were brought on board with the hopes the three could provide an immediate impact. Tapp and Simms will have the opportunity to prove their worth,unfortunately for Jackson, his season officially ended June 10, when he was placed on the Injured Reserve list with an injured Achilles.
Highly touted draft picks Brandon Graham, from the University of Michigan, and Nate Allen, from the University of South Florida are also players who have the potential to make significant contributions to the Eagles. They are viewed not only as players of the future, but players who can make significant contributions in the ...

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