Without a doubt, the defense was the weak point of the Philadelphia Eagles last season. While a few talented players such as Asante Samuel and Trent Cole distinguished themselves from the pack, the overall performance of the defensive unit left much to be desired.
Needless to say, when draft day finally rolls around, you can bet that Andy Reid and the rest of the Eagles' front office will be focusing heavily on improving their defensive weak spots. Linebacker, right cornerback, safety depth, and the defensive line all require a boost.
With that in mind, let's take a look at five defensive prospects from the upcoming 2011 NFL Draft that are sure shots to provide a positive impact on the Philadelphia Eagles.