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While no team likes to see any of their own fall victim to the injury bug, there are few players that a team can actually afford to lose.
This sentiment holds true even for the Philadelphia Eagles, a team loaded with Pro Bowl talent on both sides of the ball.
In this article, we place a focus on the defensive side of the ball and count down the five defenders that Andy Reid cannot replace.
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The marriage between Jason Babin and Jim Washburn’s wide-nine scheme is something that’s scripted for a fairytale ending.
Babin is tailor-made for an attacking system, one that places a premium on getting to the quarterback and makes other aspects of defense secondary.
After spending the first six years of his career with four different teams and collecting 17.5 sacks, Babin has tallied 30.5 quarterback takedowns in the two years he’s played under Washburn’s tutelage.
Not only does the 32-year-old veteran get to the q...