NFL Draft 2014: Philadelphia Eagles Prospect Interests Tracker

Jeffrey G. Pittenger-USA TODAY S

Who do the Eagles have their eye on?

The 2014 NFL Draft is officially less than a week away. While we sure don't know who the Eagles will draft, we do have an idea of who they're interested in. The pre-draft buildup period often contains various reports of team interest in certain prospects. What I've done here is compiled all of those reports into one location. I've also cross-referenced them with what I think is some fairly useful data. If you think I'm missing information, let me know in the comments. Please include your source.

Keep in mind that misinformation is a large part of the draft process. Teams will purposely not show interest in players they like because they don't want to tip their hand. At the same time, just because the Eagles are showing a lot of interest in a player doesn't mean it's just a smokescreen. It's all a guessing game. But here's what we do know.

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Prospect Interest Tracker (click green column headers to sort)
Player POS School Visit SB Cm. PD/Workout CK Opp CK Rec Top HS Other Total
AJ McCarron QB Alabama CK/PS/BD 1
Aaron Colvin CB Oklahoma X X 2
Aaron Donald DT Pittsburgh CK 1
Adrian Hubbard OLB Alabama X CK/PS/BD 2
Ahmad Dixon S Baylor X 1
Alfred Blue RB LSU CK 1
Allen Robinson WR Penn State CK 1
Andre Hal CB Vanderbilt CK 1
Andrew Norwell G Ohio State CK 1
Andrew Pierce RB Delaware X 1
Anthony Barr OLB UCLA X BM(w) X X X 5
Anthony Denham TE Utah X 1
Anthony Larry OLB E. Washington X 1
Antone Exum CB Virginia Tech CK/BD X 2
Antonio Johnson DT LSU CK 1
Asante Cleveland TE Miami X 1
Austin Sefarian-Jenkins TE Washington X X X X X 5
Bishop Sankey RB Washington X XX X 4
Blake Annen TE Cincinnati JP(w) 1
Bo Cordell QB Tusculum X 1
Boseko Lokombo LB Oregon X 1
Bradley Roby CB Ohio State CK 1
Brandin Cooks WR Oregon State X XX X 3
Brandon Coleman WR Rutgers BB(w) 1
Brandon Thomas T/G Clemson JS(w) 1
Brent Urban DE Virginia X 1
Brett Smith QB Wyoming MUS X 2
Brock Vereen S Minnesota X 1
C.J. Mosley LB Alabama CK/PS/BD X 2
Calvin Pryor S Louisville X CK 2
Carlos Hyde RB Ohio State CK 1
Cassius Marsh DE UCLA X X 2
Chad Abram FB FSU CK/PS/BD 1
Charles Sims RB West Virginia X 1
Chris Borland ILB Wisconsin X XXX 4
Chris Smith LB Arkansas BM(w) 1
Christian Jones ILB FSU X CK/PS/BD X 3
Christian Kirksey LB Iowa X 1
Cody Latimer WR Indiana X CK/PS/BB(w) 2
Cody Parkey K Auburn X 1
Colt Lylera TE Oregon X 1
Corey "Philly" Brown WR Ohio State X CK 2
Corey Linsley C Ohio State CK 1
Craig Loston S LSU CK X X 3
DaQuan Jones DT Penn State CK 1
Dakota Dozier OL Furman X 1
Damien Williams RB Oklahoma X 1
Daniel Sorensen S BYU X 1
Darqueze Dennard CB Michigan State X JL(w) 2
Davante Adams WR Fresno State XX 2
De'Anthony Thomas RB Oregon X X 2
DeAndre Coleman DT California X X 2
Deion Belue CB Alabama CK/PS/BD 1
Deone Bucannon S Washington State X X XXX X 6
Derek Carr QB Fresno State X 1
Devin Street WR Pittsburgh CK 1
Devon Kennard LB USC XXX X X X 6
Devonta Freeman RB FSU CK/PS/BD 1
Dion Bailey S USC XXX X 4
Dominique Easley DT Florida BD X X 3
Dontae Johnson CB NC State X X X 2
Donte Moncrief WR Ole Miss BB(w) 1
E.J. Gaines CB Missouri CK/PS 1
Ed Reynolds S Stanford XX 2
Ed Stinson DE Alabama CK/PS/BD/JA 1
Ego Ferguson DT LSU CK X 2
Garrett Gilbert QB SMU MUS 1
George Atkinson RB ND X 1
George Uko DE USC X X 2
Gerald Ford WR Valdosta State X 1
Glenn Carson LB Penn State CK 1
Greg Robinson OT Auburn X X 2
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix S Alabama CK/PS/BD X X 2
Henry Josey RB Missouri CK/PS 1
Isaiah Burse WR Fresno State XX X 3
Ja'Waun James T Tennessee JS(w) XX 3
Jack Mewhort OL Ohio State CK 1
Jake Matthews OT Texas A&M CK X X 3
Jake Murphy TE Utah X 1
James Gayle OLB Virginia Tech CK/BD 1
James Stone C Tennessee JS(w) XX 3
James Wilder RB FSU CK/PS/BD X 2
James Wilder RB FSU CK/PS/BD X 2
Jared Abbrederis WR Wisconsin XXX 3
Jarvis Landry WR LSU CK X X 3
Jaylen Watkins CB/S Florida X BD X 3
Jeoffrey Pagan DE Alabama CK/PS/BD X 2
Jeremiah Attaochu OLB Georgia Tech X X X 3
Jeremy Hill RB LSU CK 1
Jerick McKinnon RB Georgia Southern X 1
Jesse Joseph DE/LB Uconn JA(w) 1
Joe Rankin CB Morgan State X 1
John Brown WR Pittsburgh State X 1
John Urschel G Penn State CK 1
Johnny Manziel QB Texas A&M X CK X 3
Jonathan Brown ILB Illinois X 1
Jonathan Krause WR Vanderbilt CK 1
Jordan Matthews WR Vanderbilt CK X 2
Jordan Tripp OLB Montana X 1
Jordan Zumwalt ILB UCLA BM(w) XX 3
Josh Huff WR Oregon X 1
Josh Mauro DE Stanford X 1
Justin Britt OT Missouri CK/PS 1
Ka'Deem Carey RB Arizona X X 2
Kareem Martin DE/OLB North Carolina JA(w) 1
Keenan Graham LB UCLA BM(w) 1
Keith McGill CB Utah X 1
Keith Price QB Washington X 1
Keith Price QB Washington X 1
Kelvin Benjamin WR FSU X X CK/PS/BD X 4
Kenny Bell WR Alabama CK/PS/BD 1
Kenny Guiton QB Ohio State CK 1
Kenny Lader S Vanderbilt CK 1
Kevin Norwood WR Alabama X CK/PS/BD 2
Khalil Mack OLB Buffalo X 1
Khyri Thorton DL Southern Miss X 1
Kony Ealy DE/LB Missouri CK/PS 1
Kyle Fuller CB Virginia Tech CK/BD X 2
Kyle Van Noy OLB BYU X 1
L'Damian Washington WR Missouri CK/PS 1
Lache Seastrunk RB Baylor X X 2
Lamarcus Joyner S FSU CK/PS/BD X 2
Lamin Barrow ILB LSU X CK 2
Larry Webster DE/OLB Bloomsburg X 1
Laurent Duvernay-Tardif T/G McGill X X 2
Levi Brown DL Temple CK 1
Logan Thomas QB Virginia Tech CK/BD X 2
Marcel Jensen TE Fresno State X 1
Marcus Lucas WR Missouri CK/PS 1
Marcus Martin C USC X 1
Marcus Smith OLB Louisville X CK X 3
Marqise Lee WR USC X X XXX X X 7
Martavis Bryant WR Clemson X X 2
Michael Sam DE/LB Missouri CK/PS 1
Mike Evans WR Texas A&M X CK 2
Mohammad Seisay CB Nebraska JL(w) 1
Morgan Breslin DE USC XXX 3
Nate Askew OLB Texas A&M X 1
Nehemiah Hicks TE Texas A&M CK 1
Nevin Lawson CB Utah State X 1
Nic Jacobs TE McNeese State X 1
Odell Beckham Jr. WR LSU X CK X X X 5
Preston Brown ILB Louisville CK/RM 1
Quincy Enunwa WR Nebraska X 1
Quron Pratt WR Rutgers BB(w) 1
Rashaad Reynolds CB Oregon State XX X 3
Richard Rodgers TE California TW(w) X 2
Rob Branchfower TE Umass X 1
Robert Herron WR Wyoming X 1
Robert Thomas DL Arkansas X 1
Ronald Powell OLB Florida BD X X X 4
Ryan Groy G Wisconsin X 1
Ryan Shazier ILB Ohio State X CK/RM 2
Scott Crichton LB Oregon State BM(w) XXX X 5
Seantrel Henderson OT Miami X X 2
Shamar Stephen DE Uconn JA 1
Shaq Evans WR UCLA X 1
Shayne Skov ILB Stanford XXX X 4
Silas Redd RB USC X 1
Spencer Long OG Nebraska X X 2
Stanley Jean-Baptiste CB Nebraska X JL(w) 2
Storm Johnson RB Central Florida X X 2
Tajh Boyd QB Clemson X X 2
Tay Glover-Wright CB Utah State X 1
Taylor Hart DE Oregon X X 2
Taylor Lewan OT Michigan X 1
Taylor Martinez ATH Nebraska X 1
Ted Bolser TE Indiana X 1
Teddy Bridgewater QB Louisville CK 1
Telvin Smith LB FSU X CK/PS/BD X 3
Terrance Mitchell CB Oregon X 1
Terrence Brooks S FSU CK/PS/BD 1
Tim Cornett RB UNLV DS 1
Timmy Jernigan DT FSU CK/PS/BD X 2
Tiny Richardson OT Tennessee JS(w) XX 3
Tom Savage QB Pittsburgh CK 1
Tony Hurd DB Texas A&M CK 1
Trai Turner OG LSU X CK 2
Tre Mason RB Auburn DS(w) 1
Trent Murphy DE/LB Stanford XXX X 4
Trevor Reilly OLB Utah X 1
Trey Hopkins OG Texas X 1
Troy Niklas TE ND X 1
Wesley Johnson OL Vanderbilt X CK 2
Will Clarke DE/LB West Virginia X BM(w) 2
Wilson Van Hooser WR Troy X 1
Xavier Grimble TE USC X X 2
Xavier Su'a-Filo G UCLA X X 2
Zac Fulton G Tennessee JS(w) XX 3
Zach Kerr NT Delaware JA(w) 1
Zach Mettenberger QB LSU CK 1

Players who have drawn the most interest:

Marqise Lee (7)
Devon Kennard (6)
Deone Bucannon (6)
Odell Beckahm Jr. (5)
Anthony Barr (5)
Scott Crichton (5)
Austin Sefarian-Jenkins (5)

Interest by position:

30 WR
20 RB
19 CB
14 DE
14 QB
12 OLB
12 S
12 TE
8 OG
8 ILB
8 LB
7 DTs
6 OTs
3 DL
3 OL
2 OT/OG
1 DE/OLB
1 NT
1 K

Visits: The Eagles are allowed 30 pre-draft visits. These are the players who have come in to the team's facility for an official visit. Visits are often used for medical testing and interview time. Eagles GM Howie Roseman even admitted they're used to trick the media/fans. No workouts are involved. BGN is keeping track of the visits here.

Senior Bowl: These are the players the Eagles talked to at the Senior Bowl.

Combine: Each team is allowed 60 interviews at the NFL combine.

Pro Day/Workouts: These categories are lumped together. Pro day interest is a little hard to gauge because it's hard to know who exactly the coaches are there to see. I did my best to mention the big names. Eagles head coach Chip Kelly attended a total of 12 pro days.

Chip Opponent: Last year Chip Kelly showed interest in drafting players who performed well against him in college. See: Zach Ertz, Matt Barkley, Jordan Poyer. It's possible Kelly could go that route again this year. These are some of the players that performed well against Kelly. Subjectivity comes into play here. Using Dave Mangels' three-tiered system, I gave players either X (Everyone gets a star), XX (Solid but unspectacular), or XXX (Stud performances).

Chip Recruit: These are the players Chip Kelly personally recruited coming out of high school, via Dave Mangels.

Top HS Recruits: Eagles scouts have confirmed they do consider high school success when evaluating players. I marked down which players the Eagles have shown interest in who were also top high school football recruits (via Jimmy Kempski).

Other: Unspecified interest that doesn't fit into one of the aforementioned major categories.

• Kyle Fuller: Specifically introduced to Chip Kelly by Bill Davis.

• Telvin Smith: Said in a podcast that the Eagles are showing interest in him.

Marcus Smith: Seen talking to Chip Kelly and Rick Minter at Louisville Pro Day.

• Brett Smith: Seen talking to Bill Musgrave.

• Devon Kennard: Eagles talked to him at East-West Shrine Game.

• Storm Johnson: Reported interest.

• Ronald Powell: Reported interest.

• Gerald Ford: Reported interest.

• Jordan Matthews: Picture of him with Chip Kelly.

• Wilson Van Hooser: Has been in contact with Eagles.

• Daniel Sorenson: Phone interview with Eagles.

• Seantrel Henderson: The Eagles reportedly don't have him on their board.

Pro Day Column Key:

CK = Chip Kelly (Head coach)
BD = Bill Davis (Defensive coordinator)
PS = Pat Shurmur (Offensive coordinator)
JA = Jerry Azzinaro (DL coach / Asst. head coach)
JS = Jeff Stoutland (OL coach)
BB = Bob Bicknell (WR coach)
TW = Ted Williams (TE coach)
JP = Justin Peelle (Asst. TE coach)
JL = John Lovett (DB coach)
BM = Bill McGovern (OLB coach)
RM = Rick Minter (ILB coach)
MUS = Bill Musgrave (QB coach)
DS = Duuuuuuuuce Staley (RB coach)

(w) = Attached to a coach's name. Signifies that coach worked out the player.

Resources:

Tommy Lawlor's draft interest tracker

Birds 24/7 draft interest tracker

NJ.com draft interest tracker

Miscellaneous reports

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