Originally written on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 8/11/13
Silly people are panicking over the Eagles' new defensive look just 'cause they got gashed on the first two series in their very first preseason game in 2013. Of course the fact that Tom Brady was the opposing QB and the fact that the Eagles were tackling to the ground for the first time in 2013 didn't seem to register with the critics. Coach Chip Kelly did set the record straight on Saturday after the first preseason game. "We do live tackling in practice. We just do it in an isolated situation instead of 11 on 11. The biggest (problem) isn't the guy tackling, it's the pileup that occurs and who's going to fall over them." Fact is, after the initial two series led by Brady against the Eagles "D" on Friday night, there were many plays where the Birds' "D" stepped up nicely... Rookie nose tackle Bennie Logan tied for the team lead with five tackles, had a half-sack and made a tackle for a loss. Second-year defensive end Vinny Curry had a half-sack and a pair of qu...
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