The Philadelphia Eagles Left Tackle Void May Be Filled Internally


Published: March 22, 2009


... of quarterbacks being right handed, the most important position on the line is left tackle.

With the NFL Draft five weeks away, fans across the region and beyond are speculating who will be replacing long-time Eagle (and current Jacksonville Jaguar) William "Tra" Thomas.


"Draft Arizona's Eben Britton with the 21st pick"

Winston Justice is proof that being a highly coveted college player doesn't necessarily mean he's destined a perennial Pro Bowler who dominates the blind side.


"Trade both first round picks and a fifth rounder to move up in the top five.  Use that pick on either Baylor's Jason Smith or Virginia's Eugene Monroe"

The Eagles have too many holes to fill to do this.

On top of that, just because these are the best left tackles in 2009 doesn't guarantee that they'll have the same impact as Jake Long did last year.

I also don't see the E...

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