The Green Bay Packers Give Philadelphia Eagles QB Kevin Kolb a Week One Present

September 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As a gift to Kevin Kolb and the rest of the Eagles team, the Green Bay Packers have placed cornerback Al Harris, as well as strong safety Atari Bigby, on the Physically Unable to Perform list, meaning they will miss at least the first six weeks of the season.

Harris is coming off a serious knee injury he suffered last season, and Bigby recently underwent ankle surgery.

Alright, perhaps the move wasn't intended to be a gift for Kolb, but it will certainly look that way and, to be perfectly frank, it's a gift this Eagles offense desperately needed.

With backups now making up half of the Packers secondary, the Eagles offense should be able to attack them fairly easily through the air. Charles Woodson, arguably a top-three corner, will still be a guy they have to deal with, but he'll likely be given the difficult task of shutting down DeSean Jackson, leaving Jeremy Maclin matched up with a backup.

Knowing that, it's likely the Packers will have ball-hawking free...

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