Four Corners: Will the Philadelphia Eagles’ Lack of Size Hurt the Secondary?

February 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With all the talk these days in Philadelphia about quarterbacks, safeties, and defensive ends it is easy to forget about some of the other positions that need some attention in Philadelphia.
For me one of the most pressing would be the cornerback position.
Despite playing only four teams with winning records this year the Eagles still only ranked 17th in the league in pass defense giving up nearly 217 yards per game through the air. 
It is not that the defense is not playing well.  They were tied for third in the league with 44 sacks this year and fourth for interceptions with 25.
But when Philadelphia had to play teams with any kind of offense or who had records better than .500 they suffered.
Teams like Dallas, San Diego, and New Orleans all took advantage of the Eagles very porous secondary this season and coincidentally the Eagles lost to all three of these teams.
I know that having another dominant defensive end would help to ease the problems ...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments