Originally posted on philly.com  |  Last updated 3/8/13
That sure is a lot of surplus income. After realizing this the Eagles have no choice but to be active this free agency period. They can actually abtain multiple young and talented free agent players. There isn't many moves they need to make that instantly make them a much improved team. Signing a tackle and moving Herremans back inside. Signing a safety and a corner (or just keep Nnamdi, but I would rather move him to safety or just move on from him) then draft a safety and corner. Sign a 3-4 defensive tackle to anchor the line. If they have a little extra then throw in a new tight end. All of this is capable with the money the Eagles have available compared to how cap strapped several other teams are right now. The key is this time for the Eagles to make wise choices. They don't need to get the big named players. They need to get the young and hungry players entering their prime. They have the cash and the opportunity. If they play it smart they could find themselves in a playoff hunt very soon.
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