Eagles draft strategy: They should stay put | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Sure, the Eagles could trade out of the fourth spot in the draft, stock up on draft picks that would help them continue the rebuilding process and still get a pretty good player later in the first round. Or they could forget about bailing out of No. 4, take advantage of this rare opportunity and start out the Chip Kelly Era the right way. By drafting a true impact player.
Eagles draft strategy: They should trade down | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Some of the biggest names -- Jordan, Ziggy Ansah, Smith -- are considered projects with upside as opposed to safe picks stamped for stardom. "Upside" and "promise" are always ominous labels when you’re picking fourth. For every Jason Pierre-Paul, there are three JaMarcus Russells. Which is why the Eagles’ best move would be down. And probably out. Yep, trade out of the first round. Sacrifice the potential of hitting it big on one prospect to build the foundation of Chip Kelly’s team on safer picks that address several critical areas.
Draft Prep: Tight End Could Be In Play For Eagles | Birds 24/7
The Eagles are looking big picture and are of the mind to acquire the best players, regardless of position. Not all drafts are as giving at tight end as this one promises to be, so it makes sense to grab a good one while you can.
NFL draft position preview: Tight ends | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Without really knowing what Chip Kelly's offense is going to look like, we can only speculate how he's going to use his tight ends. But based on what he did at Oregon, and how his TEs looked (tall and thin), Kelly isn't looking for the next Michael Hoomanawanui, a glorified third OT. His TEs will be pass catchers first, second and third. Having already scrapped his fullback, he plans on using a two-TE scheme and could carry up to four.
Mayock's Look At The Draft: 3-4 and 4-3 OLBs
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock is breaking down each of the positions in the draft for the Daily News. Today he examines the 3-4 and 4-3 outside linebackers.
NFL Draft 2013: Charting QB efficiency - Big Cat Country
How did the quarterbacks in the 2013 NFL Draft come out in our charting system? Some results might surprise you.