How Often Will Philadelphia Eagles Use 3-4 Formation in 2010?

May 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There’s been plenty of fan talk over the years about the Eagles moving to a 3-4 formation.
The team seems to always draft players who would fit better in the 3-4 format rather than the 4-3 that the Eagles use. This year has been no different, and there is plenty of buzz going around about it yet again.
In the 2010 draft, the Eagles surprised a lot of people by trading up to the 13th overall selection to take defensive end Brandon Graham. They continued to surprise people by drafting a ton of other LB/DE types in the later rounds.
With the way the Eagles drafted, the typical 3-4 conversation began to come up. Out of their defensive ends, the Eagles seem to have two categories. There are a group of smaller guys who are high-motor pass rushers and another group of bigger guys who look like they could be DE/LB hybrid players.
Sean McDermott has acknowledged the fact that they will use some of these hybrid players and show some 3-4 formations in 2010. So now ...

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