Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Backups Ready for a Starting Role

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Philadelphia Eagles:  5 Backups Ready for a Starting Role
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How many players on the current Eagles roster are guaranteed to be a starter? There are the obvious stars of the team (and the league) in Michael Vick, Desean Jackson, Asante Samuel, Trent Cole, etc.

Which players are poised to become starters during the 2011-2012 season (if there is a season)? After a closer look at the team, there will be some interesting competitions to watch.

Most of the competition will be among the Eagles atrocious defense, which allowed the highest touchdown percentage inside the red-zone in over 25 years.

Here is a list of the five backups of the Philadelphia Eagles that are ready to become starters.

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