Thursday, December 18, 2014

Building the Birds

Building the Birds

The Inquirer previews the 2009 Eagles season with a position-by-position eight-day breakdown of the roster.

The Inquirer previews the 2009 Eagles season with a position-by-position eight-day breakdown of the roster.

Photos: Scroll through images of the Eagles' 2009 quarterbacks.

Photos: Scroll through images of the Eagles' 2009 specialists.

Photos: Scroll through images of the Eagles' 2009 running backs.

Photos: Scroll through images of the Eagles' 2009 linebackers.

Photos: Scroll through images of the Eagles' 2009 defensive backs.

Photos: Scroll through images of the Eagles' 2009 wide receivers.

Of course, the Eagles now say, they had no reservations about drafting DeSean Jackson in 2008. If that was, indeed, true, they were the only ones.

Photos: Scroll through images of the defensive linemen projected to be on the Eagles' roster in 2009.

Eagles general manager Tom Heckert openly admitted that Trent Cole wasn't the prototype defensive end the Eagles were looking for when they drafted him in 2005. Now entering his fifth season in the NFL, Cole has proven himself.

Photos: Scroll through images of the offensive linemen projected to be on the Eagles' roster in 2009.

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