Eagles on the right track 

March, 17, 2007
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As of this writing, Philadelphia is the best team in the NFC East -- assuming Donovan McNabb comes back strong. The NFC is there for the taking and Philadelphia very well could be the team to take advantage of the conference's mediocrity in 2007. The Eagles finished the 2006 season strongly, until losing a tight game in New Orleans in the second round of the playoffs. The Eagles should be back next year in a big way.

Although they started slowly in free agency, the Eagles recently landed WR Kevin Curtis, a major addition to their offense and a replacement for Donte' Stallworth. Curtis is a great fit. He is very smart and will adjust to the offense quickly.

He has underrated speed and is good with the ball in his hands. Philadelphia could probably use another wide receiver, but Reggie Brown is primed to take another step forward in his development and the coaches are also high on their younger guys. They also brought back RB Correll Buckhalter to take some pressure off star RB Brian Westbrook. Philadelphia also boasts a strong offensive line.


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