Brian Dawkins was an absolute beast when he played for the Philadelphia Eaglesùhe covered well, and hit hard enough to blow up any receiver. But above anything else, Dawkins was the unquestioned leader of the Eagles on the defensive side of the ball. He started his career in Philly, played 13 years there and was named to the Pro Bowl seven times while an Eagle. All his wonderful play led to him not only being one of the most feared safeties in the modern game, but Dawkins also became a huge fan favorite in the City of Brotherly Love (which can show their hate for the Eagles at times). But really, B. DawkÆs return to Philly is a less significant story line among many good ones in this Christmas weekend gameùmost notably pending playoff positioning for both teams. For the Eagles, a win ag ...
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