Found March 18, 2014 on cover32 - Eagles:
Broken down, the core of the Eagles defensive line is young and promising. With Cedric Thornton and Fletcher Cox on both ends, and a now heavier Bennie Logan in the middle, the front line of the team’s new 3-4 defense is starting to take shape. None of those players are older than 25. After that, there are question marks. Part of this has to do with the scheme. Guys like Vinny Curry and Brandon Graham — although Graham is now an outside linebacker — are not great scheme fits in the 3-4. The team also recently lost Clifton Geathers to the Redskins, though he was more of a depth piece. While a 3-4 pass rushing outside linebacker is the biggest hole in the front seven, the Eagles need some serviceable depth at the defensive end position. This is where Joe Kruger comes in to play. Drafted in the seventh round last year by the Eagles, Kruger’s stock slipped a bit more than what it should have. Had he stayed for his senior year at Utah, he would have been a much higher pick in 2014. He...
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