With Tom Brady's new deal meaning the New England Patriots have a bit more cap space to work with, we can look at filling more holes in the team through Free Agency. And one of those holes is Defensive Tackle.
Sure, I like Kyle Love and Brandon Deaderick, but not as starters. They are nice backups to fill in for Vince Wilfork, but one of the things the Patriots were missing was a pass rush from the inside when Wilfork was taking on two blockers. So maybe this news has alerted the Patriots:
And here come the changes in Philadelphia: Eagles have told DT Cullen Jenkins they plan to release him.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 25, 2013
Cullen Jenkins was one of the additions to make up the Philadelphia Eagles "Dream Team" a couple of off seasons back. He managed 9.5 sacks over his two years with the Eagles, despite struggling in the "Wide 9" defense they operated.
And it is only his price tag that is making him leave Philly. He played in every game ...