Found March 02, 2012 on Eagles Addict:
PLAYERS: Andy Reid
TEAMS: Philadelphia Eagles
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We all know that the No. 1 need for the Philadelphia Eagles is a middle linebacker.  And, for those of us familiar with Andy Reid, we know that the linebacker position is treated like a hemorrhoid that occasionally flares up and becomes a nuisance. He sees it as a pain in the ass that will eventually pass if you do just enough to relieve the symptoms.  However, he never invests in a cure for the ailment. Heading into this offseason, I’ve believed that the Eagles’ plan of action for the MLB position would be to acquire a veteran free agent.  I still believe that will be the plan, but the recent news of D’Qwell Jackson signing a five-year contract extension with Cleveland worth $42.5 million, with a reported $19 million in guarantees (or $10.4 mil if you believe this PFT report), makes me seriously lower my expectations come March 13th. There is no way on God’s green earth that the Eagles will pay a linebacker that kind of money. Jackson had a pretty decent year in 2011, but he wasn’t...
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