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Philadelphia Eagles: Will Brandon Graham Prove His Worth in 2012?

January 29, 2012   ·   Giorgos Kassakos   ·   Jump to comments

The 2010 NFL Draft is not far behind us, yet many first-round picks are already great players for their teams. Sam Bradford, Ndamukong Suh, Russell Okung, Eric Berry, Ryan Matthews, Jason Pierre-Paul—they all are starters and some of them are really excelling.
Unfortunately, the Philadelphia Eagles haven’t seen such a return from their own first-round pick of 2010. Brandon Graham, the defensive end from the University of Michigan, has started only six games in his first two years with the team. His production circle contains just three sacks, 17 tackles and two force fumbles. Definitely, this is not what he and the Eagles hoped for.
Graham’s bitter pill, though, is his fitness and not his statistics. He suffered a severe injury on December 12th, 2010, when his right knee ACL was torn in a game against the Dallas Cowboys. He had an operation to reconstruct his ligament and he was kept out of practice for more than 10 months.
This year, the 23-year-o...

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