John Henderson Unlikely to Become an Eagle

May 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

All across the blogosphere there seems to be rumors of John Henderson finding his way to Philadelphia and entering the rotation at defensive tackle with Brodrick Bunkley and Mike Patterson.

However, it's highly unlikely Henderson even gets a sniff from the Eagles—much less a visit, a contract, and playing time. It's not even necessarily a knock on Henderson—a guy who has been to a couple Pro Bowls and was once considered a premier defensive tackle—as much as it is a testament to how the Birds feel about the guys they've got.

It's obvious why they like what they have in Bunkley and Patterson. Both guys have been very good run-stuffers, and perhaps with any sort of pass-rush from the left side and a solid linebacking corps behind them, they can finally elevate their game to the next level.

Trevor Laws was a second-round pick a couple years ago (and in fact was taken two spots before DeSean Jackson), and the Eagles refuse to give up on him...

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