Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Reasons Philly Needs to Draft a Running Back

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Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Reasons Philly Needs to Draft a Running Back
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One of the key needs for the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason is to upgrade the backfield.

While I agree that the most pressing needs are on the offensive line and in the secondary, the Eagles cannot overlook the RB position on draft day.

LeSean McCoy had a breakout 2010 campaign in which he rushed for over 1,000 yards and scored nine TDs.

However, McCoy is not the problem. McCoy is going to be a star in this league and he has already shown signs of that.

The problem lies with the current players behind McCoy.

Eldra Buckley and Jerome Harrison are free agents and the Eagles have no depth at the position.

Addressing this position in the draft would be a wise move.

Here are five reasons why the Eagles need to draft a RB.

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