Stay or Go: Picking Through the Philadelphia Eagles Defense

January 16, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the 2010 season officially over for the Eagles, we can now start looking ahead to the 2011 season. We start by taking a look at who should stay around for next season and who should be shown the door. We'll look position-by-position and also include the coaching staff.

We started with the offense first, now on to the defense.

Defensive Tackles

Mike Patterson: Stay

Patterson isn't spectacular at one thing, but is above-average at almost everything sans rushing the passer. He's got good instincts, recognizes the play quickly and does a good job of creating a stalemate at the line of scrimmage before shedding the blocker and making a play.

Brodrick Bunkley: Stay

Jeff McLane wants him to go, so that alone is reason for him to stay. But in all seriousness, the guy is a brute and plays the run extremely well. He was banged up at the end of the season so he was seeing more time in the rotation, but during that time he was startin...

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