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The Linc - Hall says Skins will dominate the NFC East, but McNabb hasn't

Eagles Draft by the Numbers: Wheelin' and Dealin'
You have to feel for linebacker Keenan Clayton, the Eagles’ fourth-round pick from Oklahoma. When he reports to minicamp Thursday, he’ll be an outcast. A leper. An outsider. That’s because of the 13 players the Eagles drafted this year, Clayton is the only one they took with a pick that was originally their own.

Eagles had inside scoop on Allen's value | Philadelphia Inquirer | 04/25/2010
Former Eagle JR Reed is a grad assistant for USF and talked up Nate Allen to Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott. "Eagles fans are going to love him," Reed said. "He's everything the city of Philadelphia would want in a safety."

Redskins CB Hall: We will dominate NFC East | Dallas Cowboys Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | The Dallas Morning News
Washington cornerback DeAngelo Hall told the Washington Post newspaper that the arrival of quarterback Donovan McNabb will allow the Redskins to ``dominate our division, off of bringing Donovan McNabb in here, a guy who's dominated the division in the past. Hall did not check the numbers. McNabb's troubles within the division figured in the Eagles' decision to trade him. In the last five seasons with Philadelphia, McNabb went 11-15 for regular-season and playoff starts against division opponents. McNabb is 35-23 lifetime in division starts, both regular season and playoffs. His best record is against his new team.

2010 NFL Draft: Was Gene Smith Blackballed? - Big Cat Country
The Jags blog asks whether the Eagles refused a trade from Jacksonville as retribution for an unethical move.

Reid talks draft on radio | Philadelphia Inquirer | 04/26/2010
CAN NATE ALLEN OR MACHO HARRIS MOVE TO CORNER? Yes, they can, Reid said, but they will both start minicamp as safeties. Reid said if the Eagles were to move one to corner, Harris would go first.

2010 NFL draft full of interesting scenarios, deft moves - Peter King -
Philadelphia. An OK draft some in the league thought should have been better. I knew one team with draft-managers who cursed loudly when the Eagles traded up and took Brandon Graham at 13 -- instead of Earl Thomas -- because these personnel guys thought Graham was by far the best pass-rusher in the draft. That's what Philly needs, a bookend to Trent Cole. Daniel Te'o-Nesheim is the best defensive end in University of Washington history and should enter the Eagle rotation quickly, and Clay Harbor (125nd overall) will be good alternative to Brent Celek, also quickly. But a few personnel types I spoke with over the weekend though Philly overpicked in a few spots, especially safety Nate Allen of South Florida at 37.

New Eagles Have Classroom Credentials |
The Eagles drafted a bunch of smart guys, and Jamie Dukes swings and misses royally on a question to Andy Reid.

Rich Hofmann: Grading that NFL draft class of 2006 | Philadelphia Daily News | 04/28/2010
IT'S TIME TO grade the NFL draft! The 2006 draft, that is.

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