Aaron Kampman Would Be a Smart Pick-Up for the Philadelphia Eagles

March 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Why do the Eagles refuse to sign big names? Why do they insist on saving every cent they can?
Two very talented unrestricted free agents were available who could have helped the Eagles greatly. Defensive end Julius Peppers would have been a great compliment to Trent Cole, and safety Antrel Rolle would have filled a major void at safety. Did the Eagles make a move? No, they did not. Peppers was picked up by the Bears, while Rolle signed with the Eagles' NFC East rivals, the New York Giants.
So now the Eagles are in a difficult situation. The Birds have some major holes on the defensive side of the ball. The free safety position is a crapshoot, they have no real threat on the left side of the defensive line, and none of their linebackers can cover tight ends. They also need a running back to compliment LeSean McCoy.
So those are four major needs for the Eagles. They do still have time to sign free agents, but they have not shown interest in any player. It appears that th...

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