Philadelphia Eagles (NFL): ESPN: Eagles Land Kelly (Jan. 16)
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01-16-2013, 09:29 AM
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It worked for Jim Johnson.
Lol! I wouldn't say that Kearse, Thomas, Simon, Douglas or Burgess were under sized lineman in 2004. JJs D also had an incredible secondary, which was made possible because of Dawkins (drafted before Reid). Also, Trotter at 260+ pounds is not a small LB plugging holes to stop the run...
A small, fast D line will get you nothing but garbage stats (sack totals). These stats will be created in the first 5-8 games, then the line will wear down. Taking the stats in context will show them as being almost meaningless (see: Jason Babin).
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