Originally posted by BrianGO:
Originally posted by Young2Rice4TD:
I've never seen an NFL running back have so much space to run. Those holes were massive. Makes our smash-mouth style look downright claustrophobic by comparison. The Eagles will need to draft HB's and QB's for depth though. Both Vick and McCoy took a pounding. Running twice as many plays means taking twice as many hits. Neither guy is really built for that.
That's the only way that offense can work. If they have multiple players that can run it. I bet you they would LOVE to have BJ Daniels as a backup.
I really hope we see a huge run on speed-option players and smaller faster defenders in the draft. The Kenyon Barners and De'Anthony Thomas' of the world will shoot up draft boards and large defensive linemen will become a thing of the past. That should make our physical running style even more effective.
Oddly enough, I think Philly runs over the NFC East and scares the league enough that a few great big defensive linemen fall. Hopefully (and yes, I know it's total pipe), Clowney falls out of the top 5 and we can trade up. The knock on him seems to be endurance so maybe a few teams pass on him.
[ Edited by Young2Rice4TD on Sep 10, 2013 at 10:39 AM ]