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Going off topic a little, but how do you think the Eagles D does this year. Saw them a little this pre-season and it looked like they were struggling against the pass.

I'm a bit worried to tell the truth....no Bradley, no JJ, no Dawk

We have talented guys, but that's a lot to lose in one season. Gaither should be ok @ MIKE. I heard Macho Harris is getting the start @ FS...I love this kid, but he's a rook after all - there will be mistakes.

I'm also worried about our o-line. Paper champs that haven't played a snap together yet - and won't this Sunday either.

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Until you guys lost your D Coordinator I had the Eagles as the class of the NFC...now, I'm not so sure anymore.

And it's not just the loss of JJ. It's the loss of Bradley - the loss off Dawkins. It's the uncertainty of our o-line - potentially great, but very fr from it at the present.

I do expect good things this season from:

D. McNabb

D. Jackson

B. Bunkley

T. Cole

A. Samuel

B. Westbrook

I don't think we'll suck - but a couple months ago I thought we could be a potential 12-4 team. Now I'm closer to 9-7 and more of the same crap we had to put up with a year ago.

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On paper it is but somehow their defense is just never that good....

The main paper being Greg Williams...

I'm not saying they will be dominant or anything - just not as much of a liability as they have been - and I see more turnovers. And with that offense, that may be enough....

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I don't like our chances at winning the division if we can't win a home game to start the season. That would put us in a spot where we need to go 10-5 or 11-4 the rest of the way.

I wouldn't look at it that way. The Eagles started 0-2 one year and still had the #1 seed in the NFC. At the end of the day it's just one game.

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I'm not saying it can't be done, but it certainly doesn't set the right tone to make that happen.

FWIW, I want and hope to be proven wrong, but I think our defense is too green this year for us to be a serious contender. We're heading in the right direction, but we had to take several steps back to do so.

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