A 10-6 record in 2010 was good enough to put the Philadelphia Eagles back in the postseason for the ninth time in the last 11 years. However, the Birds haven’t won a playoff game since 2008 and enter the 2011 NFL draft with several pressing needs.
The Eagles surrendered 49 sacks last season (fourth most in NFL) and could use some upgrades along the offensive line, but the defensive side of the football is even more of a concern. New defensive coordinator Juan Castillo inherits a unit that gave up 23.6 points per game in 2010 (21st in NFL).
In his first offseason on the job, Castillo must find a way to improve the cornerback and linebacker positions in addition to looking for more depth along the defensive line.
In the second part of the National Football Post/Comcast video draft series, we take you inside the Philadelphia Eagles draft room.
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Here's the full Philadelphia segment, with more in-depth analysis from Matt Bowen, Wes Bunting and Greg Gabriel.
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APR 15 Jerry Angelo
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APR 12 Joel Corry
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