Philadelphia Eagles-Cleveland Browns: Looking at the Trade

April 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When trying to analyze the Philadelphia Eagles trade with the Cleveland Browns yesterday, a lot of memories came to mind on cornerback Sheldon Brown.
No, not the hit on Reggie Bush in 2006. 
Not the hit that knocked Steven Jackson's helmet off in the 2008 opener either.
I think back to Super Bowl XXXIX against the New England Patriots. New England had the ball at the 50, leading the Eagles 21-14.
It was 2nd-and-13 in the fourth quarter. 
Tom Brady threw the ball to Deion Branch, who couldn’t have been covered any better by Brown. 
Branch reached over Brown’s shoulders for a 19-yard gain to extend a drive which eventually led to an Adam Viniateri field goal to put New England up by 10.
The last time I saw a move like that was by Snake Eyes in an old G.I. Joe comic book (Issue 21: Silent Interlude to be exact). 
Another memory I have of Sheldon Brown was in Week Two against the Giants in 2006. 
In overtim...

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