The problems of the Philadelphia Eagles secondary in 2011 are no secret. So a report that the team is interested in former Miami Dolphin Yeremiah Bell is not terribly surprising.
The interest was relayed to a Miami television station via Bell’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, according to the Miami Herald.
Bell (6’5, 205) was the longest-tenured player on the Dolphins (8 years) and was the team’s captain. He’s had over 100 tackles each of the past 3 seasons, a fact that certainly grabbed Philadelphia’s attention.
The 34-year old safety was released in order to create cap room–he was due $4.5 million this year by Miami.
If the Eagles pursue Bell, they have the distinct advantage of detailed knowledge of the NFL veteran’s strengths and weaknesses via Eagles secondary coach Todd Bowles, Bell’s former coach.
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