Is It Time for Hank Baskett’s Return To the Philadelphia Eagles’ Nest?

March 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There were many differing opinions of Hank Baskett and his best-served role with the Eagles from 2006 to 2009. The opinions ended when he was released to create roster space for Michael Vick.
I am spreading the rumor that those differing opinions may resurface in 2010.
Myself? I was always a Hank Baskett supporter and thought the Eagles should have found more ways to work him the ball.
As a young Eagles' player, he twice won rookie of the week honors and supplied Eagles fans with three eighty plus yard plays for scores—none less significant than the bomb he caught against the Cowboys.
Baskett was a big play guy for the Eagles in a very limited role.
His value to the Eagles was diminished in 2009 by the emergence of the touted rookie receiver from Mizzou, Jeremy Maclin. Prior to the draft, I had high hopes for a productive Hank Baskett that season (not that I wasn't excited to have Maclin).
When the time came to activate Vick, someone had to go. At th...

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