First of all, congratulations to the six Eagles players selected to play in this years Pro Bowl: kicker David Akers, defensive end Trent Cole, fullback Leonard Weaver,
wide receiver/kick returner Desean Jackson, cornerback Asante Samuel, and offensive tackle Jason Peters.
The six-man contingent represents the most the team has sent to a Pro Bowl since 2004, when 10 Eagles earned trips.
Based on their respective performances this season, each of the aforementioned players is deserving of their selection and weÆll break down their efforts in just a moment, but first, I would like to talk about who didnÆt get the nod. Cornerback Sheldon Brown was given the cold shoulder once again, which is a shame because he certainly would have received my vote this year.
With 22 pass deflections, fi ...
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Article written by Phil Andrews