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2014 NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles will meet with Bloomsburg DE/OLB Larry Webster

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According to Tony Pauline of, Bloomsburg defensive end/outside linebacker Larry Webster is scheduled to meet with the Philadelphia Eagles for a pre-draft visit. Webster is considered to be a raw prospect. CBS Sports currently projects him as a 7th round draft pick.

There's no denying Webster has some great athletic tools: he stands tall at 6-6, 252 pounds. He originally joined Bloomsburg to play basketball and was a four year starter on the team. Then he switched over to football in 2012. Webster was a productive player on the football field just like he was on the basketball court. In 24 games played for the Huskies, Webster racked up 88 tackles, 31 tackles for loss, 26 sacks, 1 interception, 2 forced recoveries, and 3 forced fumbles.

Interesting note (via Derrome in the comments): Webster worked out primarily as a tight end during his pro day.

Here's a scouting report on Webster via CBS Sports:

STRENGTHS: Looks the part with a tall, long frame and the growth potential to get stronger. Has good first step quickness to burst and change directions quickly with flexible ankles. Uses his long arms to make wrap tackles and finish. Has the athleticism and range to cover a large area and make plays in pursuit. Was very productive in his one season of football at the college level and impressed coaches with the way he quickly adapted to the game despite being away from the field for so long. He has a good work ethic and puts in the time to prepare and get better. As the father of an 11-year NFL veteran, he has athletic bloodlines and knows about the NFL process.

WEAKNESSES: Needs to commit himself to the weight room and add bulk to his body. Needs to develop football strength as well, to hold up in the trenches and match up at the next level. His hip movements are a little stiff and he needs to do a better job breaking down in space. Needs to continue to develop his pass rush moves and learn how to better use his hands to protect his body and shed blocks. Will play too tall at times and needs to learn to use better leverage off the snap. Has only one full season of football experience under his belt since high school and lacks ideal experience, doing his damage at the Division II level.

NFL Comparison: Michael Johnson, DE, Cincinnati Bengals - Although he's not there yet, Webster has the frame and athleticism to develop into a similar pass rusher at the NFL level.

Coincidentally, the Eagles reportedly had interest in signing Michael Johnson this offseason. He ended up with the Buccaneers instead. However, this does reveal the Eagles could be looking to add a pass rusher who boasts size. In this case, Webster would be a developmental project.

Lastly, let's take a look at Webster's spider graph. He sure boasts some interesting player comparisons: Jadeveon Clowney! Gaines Adams! Jared Allen! Robert Quinn!

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