Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/4/12
The Eagles are two years removed from being at the top of the NFC East.Last year was the supposed "Dream Team" season with all the free agency signings including Asomugha, Babin, Jenkins and a whole lot more.After an 8-8 season and without a playoff win in the Vick era, fans and coaches are starved for another run into the playoffs.Before that is possible, they have to outperform almost every team in the regular season. Here's 10 reasons why i think the Eagles will fly high in the East.10. 2012 NFL DraftThe Eagles had one of the most successful drafts considering how many of the players from it are playing this season.First-round defensive tackle Fletcher Cox looks to get an increased amount of playing time with Mike Patterson out for most of the season at least. Their second pick, linebacker Mychal Kendricks, has been slated as the starter to play alongside DeMeco Ryans.After the recent release of cornerback Joselio Hanson, fourth-rounder Brandon Boykin will have to prove he was wo...
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