Philadelphia Eagles: Will They Find a Spot on the Roster for Chad Hall?

August 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This seems to be a very popular topic this week. On Friday, Chad Hall showed everyone his versatility. He did everything from take handoffs out of the backfield, catch passes as a wide receiver, and field returns on special teams.
The Eagles have to love the versatility this guy has, but the question is whether or not it will translate into a roster spot.
Although he’s showing a lot of promise, I think Hall is fighting an uphill battle. He’s shown he can play at both running back and wide receiver, but those are two positions that already have heated battles for roster spots. On special teams, he’s shown us that he can return both kickoffs and punts. However, these duties can be handled by a number of different position players, namely Ellis Hobbs and DeSean Jackson.
Offensively, he seems to resemble the Wes Welker mold. Hall is a small guy with a lot of speed that can be good on some quick-hitting plays. I do believe that Hall can make con...

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