In the afterglow of the Eagles’ Super Bowl win, we offer a three-part series that examines the potential for the team’s defense to improve with the growth of three key young players.
MINNEAPOLIS – It took the real Simba a while to get his footing, too.
Every part of Jordan Hicks expects to be an important piece of the Eagles’ bright future. The foot he broke in the spring after his freshman season at Texas. The adductor muscle he tore as a junior. The left Achilles tendon he ruptured the following season. The torn pectoral muscle that cost him half of his rookie season with the Eagles.