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2013 NFL Mock Draft: QBs take over the top 10

Check out our 2013 Eagles mock draft central for more opinions on who could be the #4 pick in April.

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CBS Sports has released a pair of new mock drafts from their gurus Rob Rang and Dan Brugler. While there are a lot of interesting selections up and down the board in each mock, the story for the Eagles remains the same. It's Texas A&M's Luke Joeckel in each draft.

For the rest of the picks, both guys have 2 QBs going in the top 10. With this draft being seen as a lean year for signal callers, that hasn't been a popular forecast. However, I tend to agree with these guys, we're going to see QBs go higher than expected because that is what's been happening in the league. QBs get "overdrafted" as they say because it's such a vital position and teams are so starved for a franchise guy. They're going to look at a Mike Glennon or Matt Barkley and say, "I don't know if I have a top 10 grade on this guy, but I like him and I don't want to risk losing him and it's not that expensive to pay top picks anymore so.... He's our guy!"

The other thing I wanted to note from this draft is the rising stock of CB Desmond Trufant, who opened eyes with a great performance at the Senior Bowl. Both CBS mockers have him as a first rounder now.

Here are their thoughts on the Eagles pick.


The hiring of Chip Kelly as head coach could mean that the Eagles will look to address the quarterback position as Nick Foles, 1-5 in six games as a rookie starter, is a pocket passer and a poor fit in the Kelly's read-option offense. Michael Vick potentially could fit, but he's 32, gets injured too frequently and hasn't operated particularly well in up-tempo offenses. The safer choice might be to wait until a round or two for a passer better suited to the scheme (perhaps Florida State's E.J. Manuel or Arizona's Matt Scott) and add the left tackle capable of protecting him here in Texas A&M's Luke Joeckel,'s top-rated overall prospect.


Just like other positions on the Eagles' depth chart, offensive tackle looked to be a strength, but injuries have really taken a toll on this team. Although Jason Peters' injury situation will be a factor in Philadelphia choosing a tackle - as will the type of offensive linemen new head coach Chip Kelly seeks - Joeckel has the chance to grow into one of the NFL's best.

Here are the full mocks from each.

Pick Team Rob Rang Dane Brugler
1 Kansas City Chiefs Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia
2 Jacksonville Jaguars Damontre Moore, DE, Texas A&M Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State
3 Oakland Raiders Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah
4 Philadelphia Eagles Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M
5 Detroit Lions Barkevious Mingo, OLB/DE, LSU Damontre Moore, DE, Texas A&M
6 Cleveland Browns Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
7 Arizona Cardinals Matt Barkley, QB, USC Mike Glennon, QB, North Carolina State
8 Buffalo Bills Tyler Wilson, QB, Arkansas Matt Barkley, QB, USC
9 New York Jets Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah Barkevious Mingo, OLB/DE, LSU
10 Tennessee Titans Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri Chance Warmack, G, Alabama
11 San Diego Chargers Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan
12 Miami Dolphins Keenan Allen, WR, California Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee
13 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida State
14 Carolina Panthers Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri Shariff Floyd, DT, Florida
15 New Orleans Saints Johnathan Hankins, DT, Ohio State Dion Jordan, OLB/DE, Oregon
16 St. Louis Rams Ezekiel Ansah, DE, BYU Lane Johnson, OT Oklahoma
17 Pittsburgh Steelers Chance Warmack, G, Alabama Jarvis Jones, LB, Georgia
18 Dallas Cowboys Kawann Short, DT, Purdue Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri
19 New York Giants Zach Ertz, TE, Stanford Ezekiel Ansah, DE, BYU
20 Chicago Bears Lane Johnson, LT, Oklahoma Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame
21 Cincinnati Bengals Alec Ogletree, LB, Georgia Datone Jones, DE, UCLA
22 St. Louis Rams (from WAS) Matt Elam, SS, Florida Kenny Vaccaro, S, Texas
23 Minnesota Vikings Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee Keenan Allen, WR, California
24 Indianapolis Colts Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington Jonathan Hankins, DT, Ohio State
25 Seattle Seahawks Alex Okafor, DE, Texas Jesse Williams, DT, Alabama
26 Green Bay Packers D.J. Fluker, OT, Alabama Alec Ogletree, LB, Georgia
27 Houston Texans Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia Kevin Minter, MLB, LSU
28 Denver Broncos Shariff Floyd, DT, Florida Arthur Brown, LB, Kansas State
29 New England Patriots Kenny Vaccarro, FS, Texas Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia
30 Atlanta Falcons Dion Jordan, OLB/DE, Oregon Zach Ertz, TE, Stanford
31 San Francisco 49ers Jonathan Cooper, G, North Carolina Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington
32 Baltimore Ravens Manti Te'o, LB, Notre Dame Manti Te'o, LB, Notre Dame

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