Originally written on Football Extra Points  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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The Eagles' Howie Roseman and Tom Gamble are at it again, and Chip Kelly adds yet another stellar special teams player to the mix. The Philadelphia Eagles traded a 6th round pick in this year's NFL Draft, and a future conditional pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for WR Arrelious Benn and a 7th round pick in this year's draft. The Eagles have been infamous for having poor special teams coverage and blocking during the last few seasons, and it has become one of the priorities this off season. After adding Jason Phillips, James Casey, and Cary Williams (who all play special teams) to a re-signed Colt Anderson; the Eagles land Benn, who is known for being a fantastic special teamer. Benn had 6 solo tackles on special teams last year in 8 games prior to getting hurt (as per TeamRankings.com). With .75 solo tackles per game on special teams, Benn is among the NFL leaders in that category. Adding this to Jason Phillips who had 13 total special teams tackles last year, and Akeem Jor...
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