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The Linc - Will the draft complete the Eagles overhaul?

Eagles look to complete overhaul in draft - NFC East Blog - ESPN
For the Philadelphia Eagles, this will forever be known as the Donovan Draft. The decision to trade franchise quarterback Donovan McNabb to the division rival Washington Redskins on Easter Sunday has given the Eagles 10 draft picks -- seven in the first four rounds, most in the league.

Buyer Beware: The 10 riskiest 2010 draft picks - Shutdown Corner - NFL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Here are 10 players with first- and second-round grades who also possess major risk factors that could make them either bargains or busts.

Rutgers cornerback McCourty on Eagles' radar | Philadelphia Inquirer | 04/18/2010
Asante Samuel and Devin McCourty don't have much in common when it comes to style of play. Samuel is the classic ball-hawking corner, flying around the field with a nose for the football but not one for physical contact. McCourty represents the opposite end of the cornerback spectrum. The Rutgers product is a bruising tackler, more likely to force a fumble than jump a route.

Eagles' new LB Sims touts versatility - NFC East Blog - ESPN
The Eagles gave up a fifth-round draft pick for a guy who was once considered a top-10 talent. On the surface, it looks like a pretty good risk to take. It's not like they were expecting to find a starting linebacker in the fifth.

Eagles Will Target Cornerback In Draft

From all indications, it looks like the Philadelphia Eagles will target a high-profile cornerback in this week's NFL draft.

2005 NFL Redraft: NFC East Scores Big -- NFL FanHouse
Eagles were judged to have the 5th best draft in 2005. - Philly Sports & Minutiae: Eagles Draft Preview: By The Numbers
In the spirit of the draft, we're taking a closer look at some of these and other numbers that matter this week. Or don't matter. It's more or less a random assortment of facts and thoughts, but we learned a few things doing the research, so perhaps some of these stories will spark some interest

Eagles Don't Expect to Deal Vick
Michael Vick’s on the trade block, off the trade block, back on and then off. For now at least. For now, the Eagles are not actively shopping their backup quarterback.

NFL, Asante Samuel: Former UCF stars who made it big give rookies advice -
Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel said working hard and avoiding distractions were the key to his NFL success. Samuel, a former UCF football standout who was at Bright House Networks Stadium for the Knights' spring game Saturday, said, "I always tell guys to stay focused," he said. "Don't let the money get to your head and set a lot of goals to keep you on the right track."

Sims: 'Ready to Jump In' | Philadelphia Daily News | 04/19/2010
"I'm just real excited, looking for a new beginning ... I'm ready to jump in," Ernie Sims said on an early afternoon conference call with reporters. "I'm like a sponge right now."

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