Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 5/16/13
Nate Allen has the measurables--- people tend to forget he has a low '40 time of 4.40 and a high '40 time of 4.59... that's pretty impressive speed for a safety. I guess the biggest complaint in the past about Allen was he didn't know exactly where that speed should be on the football field at the most opportune time in a game. Getting lost in a defensive scheme?--- it happens.           Nate Allen, S, 6-1, 210, 4th year out of South Florida, drafted in the 2nd round by Philly in 2010... fully recovered from nagging leg and knee injuries, Allen is ready to make a statement with his play in 2013... Nate the Skate was running with the first-team defense ahead of offseason acquisition Kenny Phillips earlier this week. "It's a fresh start. Definitely I'm excited," said Allen, who ranked 84th of 88 safeties last season according to Pro Football Focus. "I get a chance to show them what I can do and just go out there and do it." Chip Kelly and d...
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