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Eagles GM Howie Roseman was interviewed recently by CSNPhilly’s Reuben Frank on 94 WIP. Naturally, the topic of safety was brought up since it’s the Eagles’ biggest need as we head into this offseason.
Roseman’s comments, as provided by Frank right here, left me feeling a mixture of optimistic and frustrated.
Optimistic because the team seems to understand that safety is a glaring hole that they need to fill, but frustrated because they seem to indicate they will go bargain shopping again so they don’t waste money or have to use a high draft pick at that position.
Frank got the feeling from Roseman that “indicated that the Eagles plan to address their safety issue in free agency and not rely solely on the draft to upgrade their position of greatest need.”
That summation is likely due to Roseman’s comments in response to questions about addressing the need at safety:
“I think, ideally, you don’t want to go into the draft with a huge hole, because that puts you more susceptible to fo...
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