when the Philadelphia Eagles decided not to bring Malcolm Jenkins back, they didn't just lose one player.
They lost basically three.
So when you replace the player like that, you replace them essentially with almost a committee with players who could do a couple different things to fit the mold that you used to have in Malcolm Jackets.
All right, so minor moves over the weekend.
We are in the second week of NFL free agency now, the two moves that they make.
They add a line backer, Jack Davis Brown, formerly of the Chargers.
And then we got Will Parks, the safety formerly formally off the Broncos.
So we know the news last week with Jenkins.
He's with the Saints now.
Four years, $32 million to me.
I would have tried to keep him knowing that he was only $8 million this season.
But you part ways with him, which means now Jalen Mills is gonna move the safety.
That's according to reports.
It seems like that's gonna be the way that they go.
And while I do like Mills and I and I think that he's versatile, I I can also accept that you know, knowing that no, Jenkins was versatile and did a couple more things.
So that's why you bring in a guy like Parks.
So he's somebody.
We've seen this now with the safety playing linebacker that this is kind of like the modern times and where you're going and the Eagles, they essentially have a base big nickel defense.
So they only have two linebackers on the field at a time and essentially five defensive backs.
So three safeties sometimes and parks is gonna be somebody is gonna be a hybrid you can place, um, that dime linebacker, that nickel linebacker role that you know, Jenkins was playing, so that's essentially gonna be his role here with with the defense.
Then you have Jack Davis Brown, and you know, the linebacker position is something that the Eagles really don't take as seriously as other positions.
It's I would say it's probably the least important position they have on the roster.
At least that's probably consider that the least important.
Either that or a running back.
I probably lean linebacker, and it's been like this for a long time since Andy Reid has been here and, you know, here's what I want to say about this, okay? Because they let Nigel Bradham go.
And you know, you're you're banking a lot of your future here on TJ Edwards, hoping that he pans out.
But, um, this reminds me a little bit of 2003.
This This was a year the Eagles really, really struggled to stop the run.
We started to see the effects of what happened when they lost Jeremiah Trotter and they really struggled 2003.
Their linebackers were, Let's see, had him written down.
So it was in 2003.
It was Mark Simoneau, Nate Wayne and Carlos Evans, and that trio was not very good.
They should have lost to the Packers in the divisional round.
That was the fourth and 26 game Amon Green was running all over the Eagles.
Sure, Coach Sherman.
I think that's what his name was.
He didn't go for 1/4 in the one.
He didn't go for 1/4 and one that would have put the game away with, like two minutes left and Eagles wound up getting the ball back.
They punted, and the Eagles wound up scoring field goal than they wanted in overtime the next week.
After that, they lost to the Panthers.
The Panthers ran all over that it was 14 to 3.
Steven Davis and the Sean Foster that that combination was able to control the game and Eagles were unable to stop the run that year.
And the reason why bring this up is, you know, that was the year where their lack off, I guess, need at the linebacker position.
That's when it really hurt them.
That's when they got too cute at linebacker.
So while it may not be as important as other positions, that was the year that it finally really hurt them.
Now that NFC championship game that the complaint from a lot of Eagles fans while necessary it was true, was the wide receiver stunk in that couldn't get open now was hurt all that.
It's all true, and that's what I want to let leading to them getting Terrell Owens.
But they also wound up re signing Jeremiah Trotter and 2004 essentially making up for the mistake that they made by letting him go in the first place.
So we'll see how these linebackers look like because if TJ Edwards does not pan out this linebacker position, you know, could be a little frail, so we'll see what happens.
I have a lot of confidence, though.
In TJ Edwards, undrafted out of Wisconsin, showed a lot of promise last year.
I think he can potentially be something now.
Can he be enough through the Eagles have enough? We shall see.
So, um, safety and linebacker.
Some depth has been added to both spots.
I also wanted to get into Robbie Anderson, Robbie Anderson and Breshad Perriman because Eagles fans, they want a wide receiver and no granite.
But I also want to say this NFL draft is loaded.
It's the best class I've seen in a long time in terms of depth at the position.
So this right now I think it's hurting some of these free agent wide receivers, According to some reports that I've heard Robbie Anderson, essentially, nobody is interested in them.
Now he's asking for 13 $15 million which is ludicrous.
I mean 13 to 15 million, like Look, I like Robbie Anderson.
I think he's underrated, but we also got a cut off point here.
13 15 million Ian nuts.
No, that's not happening.
And I think, uh, teams are also a little bit wary of giving him money because of what happened with Paul Richardson.
Paul Richardson with somebody who did nothing.
He had one good season.
We had 700 yards.
Redskins thought they're paying for potential, but they were paying for bust because he sticks.
So he got, what, five years? 40 million? $88 million a season.
So Robbie Anderson.
If the Eagles do you want to go after him? No, he's He's somebody.
I probably wouldn't pay more than $10 million for $10 million a season.
Maybe he wants to do a one year proven deal at this point.
Ah, to prove that you know he is legitimate and that the quarterback situation in New York was the reason for his.
I don't want to say he had a lack of production, but he's never had over 1000 yards, which is why you shouldn't be asking for 13 to $15 million.
But, um, I think there's upside there.
I do like Robbie Anderson.
I think he's somebody who could stretch the field and help the Eagles offense.
I'm just not paying crazy money.
Get him, especially with this wide receiver class, another guy whom definitely not spending many money on.
I would definitely consider signing Robbie Anderson for the right price.
I am not interested in I don't know where this interest for Breshad Perriman has come from.
The dude was a bust until he got to Tampa Bay, where Bruce Arians turned him into something.
Bruce Arians tends to do this.
He tends to take guys who aren't very talented and makes them look like they're talented because of his scheme.
He's got a pretty good scheme.
So here's somebody who I would be reluctant to pay.
There are situations of this.
I've seen this before.
You know where guys have that one big breakout year.
They get paid, then the neural don't really do much name.
That immediately pops out to me.
At the running back spot was Justin Force set from a couple years ago, had that big year with the Ravens and then got paid, then did nothing.
So, um, I think teams were just a little bit more weary right now of the wide receiver position and also knowing about what's gonna be in play in the NFL draft.
All right, um, I think that's pretty much it.
What's going on? Let's let's check out and see if that I don't think there's any other moves across the NFL latte landscape here.
I just kept it local for today's show.
Oh, I want to talk about that to P. J.
Walker got signed to Carolina.
Eso he was a standout in the XFL was probably gonna be the XFL M v p Ah.
He was doing really well under June Jones.
PJ Walker's got a big arm.
June Jones got that big air raid offense, So you know he's gonna get a chance to play behind Teddy Bridgewater in Carolina.
Um, you know, I'm happy for PJ, and this is an example of what the XFL can provide for people who are looking to get back into the NFL.
You go to the XFL, you put on a show, you get called back to the NFL and you go make some money.
So it's nice to see that the XFL, you know, kind of like back in 2000 when you know they only had that one season, but I just I just think about he hate me.
Rod Smart immediately comes to mind.
Walker can carve out a role in the NFL, excited to see him land a job.
All right, that's it for today. That's it for the news.
We'll see if ah, you know, anything crazy happens before now and tomorrow.
Uh, give me something to talk about right now.
Just minor moves over the weekend for the birds.
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