Eagles aim to upgrade pass rush
From the time Howie Roseman was first rewarded a desk in the Eagles office through his ascension in the football operations staff and even in his first three years as general manager, the pass rushers Roseman sought all would play in a similar defensive scheme. Not until Roseman helped court Chip Kelly in January 2013 did his scouting require him to pinpoint edge rushers whose positions are listed as "OLB" and not "DE." The NFL's vernacular is changing when it comes to pass rushers, because one size does not fit all. There are 15 NFL teams that run a 3-4 base defense and 17 teams that run a 4-3 base defense. The Eagles moved from the 4-3 to the 3-4 last season. An outside linebacker on...