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When healthy, Kiko Alonso is a defensive force

When healthy, Kiko Alonso is a defensive force

philly.com CNNSI.com Updated 33 minutes ago
The Eagles were on the clock with the third pick of the draft's second day in April 2013, and Kiko Alonso remained on the board.
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