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The Linc - Spags, Tight Ends And The Eagles in-House Approach

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 01:  A Philadelphia Eagles fan watches a game between the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on January 1, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 01: A Philadelphia Eagles fan watches a game between the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on January 1, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
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Iggles Blitz " Blog Archive " Selling Spags
So right now it seems like Spags has 3 primary choices: NO, ATL, and PHI. New Orleans offers the most stability. Coach Sean Payton isn’t going anywhere in the next few years. Knowing that and benefiting from the presence of Drew Brees would seem to make the Saints an ideal target. The downside is that Spags is used to working with top notch D-linemen. The Saints are lacking more than a bit in that area.

Phil Sheridan: Eagles limited by in-house approach | Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/16/2012
While Andy Reid always talks about self-scouting after another Lombardi-less season, there is real value in getting fresh eyes and fresh perspectives in the mix.

Tight ends have evolved into an NFL force
There are now so many talented tight ends in the NFL that the position has become a game changer. We saw it yet again in the divisional playoffs.

Offseason Preview: Guard, Center
The interior of the offensive line was overhauled in the offseason thanks to new offensive line coach Howard Mudd. By the end of the season, the Eagles boasted two rookies and a veteran journeyman in the three spots. Let's see how Mudd's magic fared with the guard and center positions along the offensive line and what lies ahead at these spots ...