Sav Rocca Will be Hard for Philadelphia Eagles to Replace

April 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sav Rocca continues to break records as the Eagles' punter, but that's more a testament to the lack of talent at the position throughout the team's history than it is to Rocca's play. Outside of Sean Landeta, the Eagles haven't exactly had notable punters like, say, the Oakland Raiders.

And now, after a shaky 2009 season, the Eagles are trying as hard as they can to see to it that Rocca loses his job.

Durant Brooks, a former sixth-round pick, was signed a few months ago. And the Birds have brought back Ken Parrish, a K/P who was brought in during last season's training camp, but was cut before camp broke.

If I recall correctly, Parrish was the guy who had to be let go in order to make room for another tight end once it became clear Cornelius Ingram would be unavailable for the season. So it was a numbers game for Parrish more than it was an indictment of his talents, or lack thereof.

Watching Parrish day in and day out at training camp, I felt as tho...

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