Found September 29, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:

The Philadelphia Eagles have Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy, DeSean Jackson and the list of offensive players goes on, but the real strength of this Eagles team is in the defense. In 2011, the Eagles defense came out to a slow start, but finished 2nd in total defense, tied for 1st in sacks and tied for 1st in interceptions. That was with a slow start where they were about to fire defensive coordinator Juan Castillo, but the perception doesn’t meet the reality. This is a defensive team and needs to start playing like one on offense. The offense of the Eagles is doing nothing, but passing the ball 57% of the time up to this point.… Read more


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