Philadelphia Eagles Move Macho Harris to Push Ellis Hobbs

May 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It happened a year too late, but the Eagles finally realized their mistake and have moved Macho Harris back to cornerback. And more specifically, they've moved him to right cornerback, where he is seeing significant playing time during mini-camp.

Macho started several games at free safety last season, and was penciled in as the starter heading into mini-camp, but it was obvious to anyone paying the slightest bit of attention that Harris is not a safety and is clearly a natural corner.

But the interesting part of this is that he's seeing time at right cornerback—the position vacated by Sheldon Brown and currently being filled by Ellis Hobbs. The move could signal that the Birds aren't as sold on Hobbs as they'd like everyone to think.
Hobbs was the guy across from Asante Samuel in 2007 with New England when the Patriots went undefeated in the regular season before being defeated in the Super Bowl, but that was in a completely different system.

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