The Philadelphia Eagles have yet to activate second-round draft pick Vinny Curry this season. After seven games and a grand total of eight sacks by the vaunted defensive line, maybe it’s time spice things up a little bit.
Everyone, myself included, was ecstatic when Curry fell to the Eagles with their second, 2nd-round pick in April. Their first two picks, Fletcher Cox and Mychal Kendricks are both starters right now so why aren’t they even activating Curry on game days?
The simple answer is because he plays at a position the Eagles are supposedly “stacked” at…defensive end. However, the players in front of him on the depth chart haven’t exactly been lighting-up opposing QBs.
Jason Babin leads the DEs with 2.5 sacks, followed by Trent Cole (1.5), Darryl Tapp (.5), Brandon Graham (.5) and Phillip Hunt (0). That’s five defensive ends that are being activated on game days and they’ve produced exactly five sacks between them.
And none since Week 3 of th...