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No. 8 Carlos Emmons
After four years in Pittsburgh, including the last two as a starter, the Eagles signed Carlos Emmons to replace long-time defensive stalwart Willie Thomas at outside linebacker in 2000. Emmons played an integral role on one of the league's top defensive units over the next four seasons.
During his tenure with the club, the Eagles recorded a 46-18 record and made three trips to the NFC championship game. In 2003, team players elected Emmons as the defensive MVP.
Emmons was beloved by fans, teammates and coaches for his great work ethic and overall toughness. Overall, he turned in four very solid seasons at strong side linebacker on some very good Eagles teams.