It was not a veteran linebacker, help in the secondary, or a big name trade involving Asante Samuel.
But the Eagles did make a move yesterday, swapping back up running backs with the Detroit Lions. When the dust from the hardly earth shattering deal had settled, the Eagles now have Jerome Harrison in the fold, as well as a late round pick in the 2013 draft.
Regardless of whether you think the Eagles should have done more, the fact is that Harrison does provide an upgrade from Ronnie Brown, and could help this team in the coming weeks.
One area that Harrison could help this team in is kick returns. Dion Lewis is currently handling kick off duties for the Eagles, but he has looked unimpressive. Lewis has returned 14 kicks this season for a total of 296 yards, with a long of 30. But it is the poor judgement that he has shown in bringing out kicks that should have been downed in the endzone that could lead the team to insert Harrison into that role.
Harrison does not have extensive ex...