Philadelphia Eagles breakout players this team should build around

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Have you ever had a relationship that wasn’t going well and even though you knew the best course of action would be to leave you just couldn’t make yourself do it? That’s what being a Philadelphia Eagles fan is like sometimes. You want to keep believing in them, but they’ve broken your heart so many times that you’re petrified they’re just going to get your hopes up and let you down yet again.

So, here we are. 11 games on the 2021 schedule are behind us. Six remain. The Birds have a legitimate opportunity to find themselves in the postseason once those six games are over, but what happens then?

A second Vince Lombardi Trophy at the Novacare Complex seems unlikely. The good news is this however. The foundation is clearly being built.

The Eagles are slowly beginning their climb to being a good football team. There is hope. There are reasons to be excited. Things are coming into focus, and by the looks of things, this young coaching staff has a few things that they can build on, particularly some of the young building blocks on the player’s roster.

Here are four. If you’re looking for a jersey or two to buy and a few guys that may be worthy of wearing the captain’s patch at some point soon, these are your guys.