Eagles roster: 11 free agents still available, concerns with each player

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Dalton Risner, guard

Well, you know what they say. You can never have enough quality offensive or defensive linemen. The problem with that statement is there are only so many that can be carried on a 53-man NFL roster.

The Eagles don't need Dalton Risner. The offensive line is one of their deepest and most talented units, Risner would provide a quality depth piece if there is any interest, but Philly is probably better suited to roll with what they already have.

Biggest concern

The eyeball test fails sometimes, but Risner's suggests his ability as a pass protector hasn't quite caught up with his run blocking yet. His price tag may also be a red flag.

He is credited with allowing 10.5 sacks during 62 career starts. That isn't terrible, but to his credit, he can play multiple positions. You know Jeff Stoutland and the Eagles love that.

Ndamukong Suh, defensive tackle

Hopefully, it never comes to this, but if the Eagles experience any unfortunate injuries during the coming season, they now have some familiarity with Ndamukong Suh. Another of the NFL's great mercenaries

It feels like the Eagles are loaded at the interior of their defensive line. Just look at the names here: Fletcher Cox, Jordan Davis, Jalen Carter, Milton Williams, Marlon Tuipulotu, Moro Ojomo, Kentavius Street.

Philly may never need to call upon Suh. If emergency strikes, he may not be available anyway, but at least they have his number on speed dial now.

Biggest concern

Suh has aged gracefully. He should be given credit for that, but he isn't what he once was. No one shoulkd knock him for that, but teams should proceed with caution. If you need a starter or a guy to give you more than 50% of the snaps, you're better suited to focus on others.