Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/11/14

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 11: Akeem Jordan #56 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs on the field against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lincoln Financial Field on October 11, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
Earlier this week the Philadelphia Eagles named Akeem Jordan the starting "Will" or weakside linebacker.  Jordan had not been getting much attention from the media throughout the position battle, but he must have gotten the attention of the coaching staff.  Akeem was in competition with Brian Rolle for the position.  Brian Rolle is a second year linebacker out of Ohio State and started 13 games for the birds last season.  For Akeem to overtake the incumbent Rolle, the coaches must of felt a need for experience.   Akeem Jordan has started for the Eagles off and on during his six NFL seasons.  Jordan was an undrafted free agent out of James Madison, so Jordan has always had to work for his position.  This year was no different.  Although he was not getting much "hype" in the media, Jordan knew that if he worked hard the coaches would respond with increased reps.  Jordan made big hit after big hit in training camp and his familiarity with the defense was evident.  Demeco Ryans, the...
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