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Early Eagles Draft Prospects

A week ago we looked at a ton of mock drafts and found some common threads between them. Specifically, 4 names popped up multiple times. Let's check out some scouting reports on these guys from my favorite draft info site, NFL Draft countdown. Definitely check out their site for the full scouting reports. Also, later this week I'm hoping to get some inside info on these guys from some our SBNation College Football blogger brethren.

Inside Patrick Willis ILB | Senior | Ole Miss Height: 6-2 | Weight: 240

A very good athlete...Has excellent instincts...Good speed and quickness with the range to go sideline-to-sideline...A big hitter and reliable tackler...Is strong and powerful...Was extremely productive...Versatile and could conceivably play either inside or outside...Good pass rusher on blitzes...Tough guy who will do whatever it takes to get on the field...Hard worker and a leader with top-notch intangibles.

Paul Posluszny Outside Linebacker | Senior | Penn St. Height: 6-2 | Weight: 238

Extremely instinctive...Has good speed with great quickness...Mobile with sideline-to-sideline range...Aggressive, tough and physical...Solid and reliable tackle with a burst to close...Decent pass rusher and blitzer...Intense and competitive...Has a motor that never stops and a phenomenal work ethic...A solid athlete...More than holds his own in coverage...Good strength and plays bigger than he is...Excels at reading and reacting to the action...Very smart and a team leader...A playmaker.

Sidney Rice Wide Receiver | Sophomore | South Carolina 6'4 202

Has excellent size with long arms and a rangy frame...Outstanding ball skills...A smooth natural athlete...Excellent leaper who high points the ball...Has big, soft, and very reliable hands...Terrific body control...Plays faster than he times...Tracks the ball well and has great hand / eye coordination...A terror in the red zone...Will make the spectacular catch...Able to separate and is a great vertical threat...Was extremely productive and pretty dominant in the SEC...Still has a ton of potential.

Michael Griffin Safety | Senior | Texas Height: 6-0 | Weight: 205

Very smooth and athletic with great speed...Tough, physical, aggressive and a big hitter...Covers a lot of ground and has a burst to close...Exceptional in coverage and has fluid hips...Supports the run well...A playmaker with good leaping ability and ball skills...Motor is always running...Productive and has a lot of experience against top competition...Intangibles are top-notch...An outstanding kick blocker and special teamer who could carve out a career in the NFL on that ability alone.

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