Jonathan Martin, O-Linemen the Philadelphia Eagles Should Consider for NFL Draft

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Jonathan Martin, O-Linemen the Philadelphia Eagles Should Consider for NFL Draft
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The NFL has evolved into a high-octane offensive showcase.  The old quote, "Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships," doesn't particularly hold true anymore.

Looking back over the last decade's Super Bowl champions, all but three of the champions were defined by their explosive offenses.

The player that has made those offenses fly is the quarterback.  The Eagles have a quarterback in Michael Vick that might be the most dynamic and explosive quarterback in the league.

They also have one of the top running backs in the league in LeSean "Shady" McCoy.  For those two to continue their success and lead the Eagles to their first Lombardi Trophy, they are going to need an offensive line to keep them both upright and healthy.

Now, don't get me wrong, I feel that the Eagles' offensive line is not the Eagles' biggest need, but I feel that an explosive offense can overcome a flawed defense. Isn't that right, Green Bay Packers?

The Eagles line played well overall this season finishing 10th in sacks allowed and third in average yards per carry. But there is room for improvement in Howard Mudd's second season as the offensive line coach.

The uncertainty with Evan Mathis' contract situation could leave a hole at the guard position.  Jason Kelce played admirably for a rookie this past season, but there could be some room for improvement.

The following slides will feature offensive linemen who I feel could improve the Eagles line and help the offense put up video game-like numbers. 

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