Philadelphia Eagles roster: 4 Forgotten Birds that can contribute in 2021

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. . K'Von Wallace, safety. . player. 54.

Philadelphia Eagles shouldn’t give up on Wallace yet.

The following two statements have been made on more than one occasion. The first is this. In order for this Philadelphia Eagles team to establish themselves as a consistent winner, they have to win with their draft picks and, occasionally, fill roster holes with available free agents.

The second thing to mull over is this. Philly hasn’t done that for a while. Instead, this is how they’ve normally staffed themselves with talent.

They miss on draft picks or fail to coach their young talent up. They have to, then, mask those mistakes by placing band-aids on open wounds, i.e. overpay and overspend on free agents, and once they’ve done that, every season ends the same. The old guys get hurt, and Philly winds up relying on the young guys anyway, who clearly aren’t ready because, again, the coaching has been so bad.

K’Von Wallace hasn’t gotten what he’s needed so far in Philly. Hopefully, he does this season. If that happens, we’re probably talking about a wildcard piece that Philadelphia can move all over the defensive formation.