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Jim Schwartz talks new Eagles defensive players and how the linebacker position has evolved

Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz spoke to the media after the team’s Sunday morning practices and talked about some of the new player acquisitions and how the linebacker role has changed over the years.

Here’s what the DC had to say:

On specific players

Schwartz was asked about Josh Sweat getting some first team reps at Sunday’s practice, to which the DC quickly replied, “We don’t have first team”. The reporter than clarified that Sweat got some reps against Jason Peters, and asked how that might be helping the DE’s development.