Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 9/2/12
Quarterbacks Michael Vick was obviously on the team, so was 3rd round pick Nick Foles, even if he hadn’t stepped up in Mike Kafka’s absence and nailed down the #2 quarterback job, despite the team viewing him as a developmental 3rd quarterback at the start of the offseason. Kafka went from primary backup to injured to 3rd string and when he returned, he found that Trent Edwards had beaten him out for the 3rd string job. Not wanting to keep 4 quarterbacks, the Eagles tried to trade the 2010 4th round pick Kafka, but did not have any luck and made him a final cut. He should catch on somewhere as a backup. Running Backs LeSean McCoy was a lock as was primary backup Dion Lewis. Bryce Brown and Chris Polk were 7th round and undrafted rookies respectively and there was talk about if the team would keep both and if they did, would that mean releasing true fullback Stanley Havili. Instead the Eagles opted to keep all 5, keeping 4 running backs and a fullback. Brown and Polk won’t see much a...
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