Eagles Defense Dominant in Win Over Panthers

Posted: 13th September 2009 by Brian Hagberg in NFL
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There were many questions surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles defense heading into Sunday's game against Carolina. How would they handle the loss of FS Brian Dawkins (free agency), MLB Stewart Bradley (injury), and Defensive Coordinator Jim Johnson (lost battle with melanoma cancer)? Would disgruntled CB Sheldon Brown play up to his abilities? Was the preseason any indication of how this defense would play during the regular season (avg. 30 points against)? The answers came in a 38-10 rout of the Panthers, in Charlotte. The defense forced seven Panther turnovers, five from QB Jake Delhomme who was pulled early in the third quarter, and scored a touchdown on a Victor Abiamiri fumble recovery.  Brown had two of the teams five interceptions, Joselio Hanson, Akeem Jordan and Asante Samuel ...

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