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Hey Coach! What'd you mean by "fake hard count"?
Juqua Parker is only averaging one tackle a game in four games for the Eagles.
Yes, he suffered an injury, but so have Trent Cole and Darryl Tapp, his competition at the defensive end position.
Parker failed to step up and prove that he should play more snaps. It looks like his numbers will decline again this year as he has not given the Eagles any incentive to play him.
Think back to the Bills game in Week 5. It was fourth down with one yard to go and the Bills had the ball with 1:23 left on the clock.
The Bills lined up and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick got Parker to jump offsides with a fake hard count resulting in a penalty which gave the Bills a first down.
The Bills were never planning to run a play. Everyone else on the Eagles seemed to know this, but Parker screwed up and it cost the Eagles an opportunity to potentially stage a comeback.
Now that Cole will be returning to the right defensive end position it looks as though Parker will be back to being second in line behind Jason Babin at left defensive end, who is off to a great start this season.