Originally written on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 5/11/12
20 of the 22 starters who will open the 2012 season for the Philadelphia Eagles are all set, barring injury.  There are two starting positions that are open for competition and several key backup and role player positions that need to be sorted out. The winners of these training camp battles will surely impact the outcome of the 2012 season, good or bad, with some having more of an impact than others. The two starting spots that will be decided in the heat of summer are at strong safety and strong-side linebacker.  The other four key positions to be determined are backup quarterback, backup running back, slot cornerback and the 5th wide receiver. The backup quarterback competition between Mike Kafka and Trent Edwards deserved isolated attention so I decided to write about that particular position battle here.  Andy Reid has a critical decision to make as far as who his No. 2 QB will be. So, let’s take a look at the other five intriguing position battles and who might be the odds-on ...
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