Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 2/26/12
The 2011 Philadelphia Eagles were supposed to be the “Dream Team” but Michael Vick and company struggled out of the gate and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. After making a huge splash in free agency the Eagles were quickly considered one of the top teams in the NFL before the season started. They came out of the gates swinging and knocking out the Rams and quickly we all thought this was the team we expected, but before we knew what happened the Eagles dropped their next eight of out 10 and eventually knocked themselves out of competition. The Eagles will look to improve this already talented team and will most likely concentrate on defense. The Penalty Flag’s Mike Presley has the Eagles selecting the following three players in the first three rounds; Round 1, Pick 15: Luke Kuechly LB Boston College: This is an obvious need and is the best player available. The Eagles defense was bad last season and their line backing core was part of the reason. Now I know Andy Reid doesn’t like taking a linebacker in round one but that is what everyone said about Jerry Jones never taking an [...]
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