Philadelphia Eagles: Would The Eagles Survive Without Asante Samuel

June 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Asante Samuel, what's not to be said about this man who was brought into the Eagles way of life as the top 2008 free agent and gave the Eagles had a beautiful situation with three of the best cornerbacks in the league at their disposal.
However, Samuel isn't always a team player. He tends to stear clear of defensive coordinator Sean McDermott's play calling and his tackling last season is far from desirable.
This 5'10", 185 lb ball hawking cornerback offsets his lack of tackling by making plays in other ways such as registering a total of nine interceptions in 2009 (29 career), which paved the way for his third Pro Bowl appearence.
He's an NFL veteran of eight years who knows how to disrupt the pass once it's in the air. But if he needs to tackle in a one on one situation—I'm placing my money on the other guy more times than not.
I'm not here to down Asante Samuel, the man is an absolute beast at cornerback and makes big plays at the right moment, b...

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