EAGLES SEEK SAFETY SOLUTION
Excerpt: "Despite all of their free agency additions a year ago, Philadelphia’s safety
position was left largely unaffected. The Eagles decided to go with youth and
potential on the back end of their secondary, hoping a strong group of defensive
lineman and corners could hide their deficiencies. In practice, however, the
safeties were exposed and the standard of play was simply not good enough for a
team that was “all in”.
Since Brian Dawkins left in the 2009 offseason, Quintin Demps, Sean Jones,
and Jarrad Page have all seen themselves penciled-in as starters. None of them
have worked out and they’re now no longer on the team. Third-year men Nate Allen
and Kurt Coleman remain, but are they good enough? And what of 2011 second round
pick Jaiquawn Jarrett? Let’s take a look at their performances to date." Read more...