"I think he is ready, but he is raw," Chip Kelly said. "We look as raw as a positive not a negative. If he's doing what he's doing right now, and he's only played like two years on the offensive line . . . We felt that his ceiling is probably the highest."
Lane Johnson right up Eagles' alley
We envisioned all sorts of complicated scenarios and harried phone calls, but Chip Kelly said it was really pretty simple and sane.
Lane Johnson has played Jason Pierre-Paul - NFC East Blog - ESPN
One of Lane Johnson's most challenging assignments during his rookie season as a Philadelphia Eagles tackle will be to block New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. But it won't be the first time he's been on the same field as the Big Blue pass rusher. Shortly after being drafted by the Eagles with the No. 4 pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night, Johnson told a story about the first time he saw Pierre-Paul.
Evan Mathis Doesn't Waste a Moment to Welcome Lane Johnson to Philly, Give Him Rookie Treatment
The Philadelphia Eagles selected OT Lane Johnson out of Ohklahoma with the No. 4 overall pick in Thursday night's NFL Draft. Current Eagle -- and team comedian of sorts -- Evan Mathis welcomed the newest member to receive a green Eagles' jersey in rather humorous fashion.
If Chip Kelly does indeed like athletic offensive lines, he’s got one. Injury concerns remain, but if they’re healthy, this might be the most athletic offensive line… ever.
Chelsea Johnson is the wife of NFL draft pick Lane Johnson. The two have been married since January. Chelsea was an Oklahoma high jumper.
A smart, sensible pick for Kelly and Roseman
They likely could have done something flashier, but the Eagles decided that solid was the smartest way to go.
Lane Johnson Wrestles Bears (But Not Big Ones! Little Ones, Puny Ones)
Most people realized one thing when Lane Johnson appeared on the stage at the NFL Draft at Radio City Musical Hall on Thursday night and opened his mouth: dude has a killer accent. Born in Groveton, Texas, the Philadelphia Eagles newest draft pick has been known to tussle with some bears. But like any intelligent human, he's not gonna mess with a BIG bear. He just wrestles with little bears -- puny bears, if you will.
Fanspeak's Big Board: Best Available for Day 2 of the NFL Draft - Fanspeak's NFL Draft Blog | Fanspeak's NFL Draft Blog
Best available players left for day 2 of the NFL Draft.