Saturday, December 20, 2014

Holes in the Eagles' Nest

Holes in the Eagles' Nest

Over the five days leading up to the NFL draft, The Inquirer takes a look at where the Eagles need help - and which players they might select. Each day, get a breakdown of a different position that the Birds might be looking to shore up in this year's draft.

Over the five days leading up to the NFL draft, The Inquirer takes a look at where the Eagles need help - and which players they might select. Each day, get a breakdown of a different position that the Birds might be looking to shore up in this year's draft.
Nebraska´s Ndamukong Suh is the top rated defensive tackle in this year´s draft. (Dave Weaver/AP file photo)
Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh is the top rated defensive tackle in this year's draft. (Dave Weaver/AP file photo)
DAY 5 DEFENSIVE TACKLE
Top defensive tackles stand taller than 6 feet, and weigh about 300 pounds. Even by NFL standards, they are large. But their contributions - clogging up running lanes, holding ground while linebackers make the highlight-reel tackles - can get lost inside an NFL scrum.
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