Nov 2, 2013; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions safety Adrian Amos (4) during the third quarter against the Illinois Fighting Illini at Beaver Stadium. Penn State defeated Illinois 24-17. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O
Adrian Amos, Safety, Penn State
“Wait a second, Amos in the second round? What are you thinking!?” Yes, I understand that reaction but with such a thin class at safety, the talented ones are going to go higher than expected. Amos is especially a great fit for the Eagles because of his size, athleticism and experience in coverage. It’s clear that the Eagles value safeties that can cover, above anything else, and that’s Amos’ specialty.
I’ve already went into detail about how perfect of a fit Amos would be in Philadelphia before. At 6’0″, 218 lbs. with his experience at both cornerback and safety, Amos is the ideal prospect for the Eagles to take a chance on at safety in this year’s draft class. The only problem with Amos’ game is his effort against the run, which isn’t a big concern for the Eagles considering the talent they have in their front seven. They just want a safety that can cover well and Amos would certainly fit the bill.
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