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Philadelphia Eagles NFL Draft outlook anything but obvious | -
What the Philadelphia Eagles should do in the NFL draft seems pretty obvious: Get a safety to replace Brian Dawkins. Draft a pass-rushing, mobile linebacker or two. Trade up for a stud defensive end. Improve depth on both lines. What the Eagles will do, of course, isn’t obvious at all.

Donovan McNabb lobbying Washington Redskins to sign Terrell Owens: report
I would love this to happen. Seriously. I really want this to happen.

Secondary at heart of Eagles' rebuilding effort | | Asbury Park Press
Think back to 2002, when the Eagle used a first-round pick on cornerback Lito Sheppard, and a second-round pick on cornerback Sheldon Brown, thus securing the covermen their aggressive defensive scheme desperately needed. Eight years later, it's time to rebuild the secondary once again.

Jerry's concerned about division foes - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Speaking at a predraft news conference Tuesday, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones admitted to being concerned about all the moves the Eagles and Redskins have made this offseason.

Race factors into evaluation of Gerhart - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
"One team I interviewed with asked me about being a white running back," Gerhart says. "They asked if it made me feel entitled, or like I felt I was a poster child for white running backs. I said, ‘No, I’m just out there playing ball. I don’t think about that.’ I didn’t really know what to say."

Mark Eckel's Philadelphia Eagles NFL Draft Preview |
The Eagles have enough ammunition to make several moves up in the first round of Thursday’s NFL Draft. They also have several holes to fill, primarily on the defensive side of the ball. So with five selections in the first 87 picks in the draft, do the Eagles go for quality, quantity, or a little bit of both? | WEAVER: Garcia to Eagles? A good fit
"Of all the places, I'd love to see him go to the Eagles," Garcia's dad and Hall of Fame coach Bobby Garcia said. "They have the talent to go all the way, and if he can be a part of that, that would be great."

Eagles' draft preview: Defensive line -
They need a defensive end to take some pressure off Cole, who faces double-teams on almost every play. There is a lack of depth outside after trading Chris Clemons and releasing Darren Howard. Tapp, who was obtained from Seattle, should help. At tackle, there is a lack of reliable depth behind Bunkley and Patterson. Dixon was a surprise as a rookie free agent last season, but Laws has been disappointing.

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