Birds can be more aggressive without Samuel
|LeSean McCoy, Asante Samuel warm up|
Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie are accomplished press cornerbacks.
They use their height and long arms to leverage and jam receivers at the line of scrimmage, disrupting their rhythm.
They also are adept at covering down the field without deep help from the safeties.
That could allow the Eagles to blitz Tony Romo more, and use their safeties in run support.
The late Johnson's most effective defenses were with Troy Vincent and Bobby Taylor playing press. Asomugha and Rodgers-Cromartie are built like their predecessors.
Samuel's strength is playing off the ball. He's nowhere near as long-legged or armed as DRC or Nnamdi.
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