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2016 NFL Mock Draft: Three options for Eagles at pick No. 13

Here are some players for the Eagles to consider.

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

The Championship round of the 2016 NFL playoff schedule is over and Super Bowl 50 is set. But who cares about that? There are only 94 days until the 2016 NFL Draft starts on April 28, so we're going to kill some time with our regular Mock Draft Monday series from now until then.

Last week SB Nation's Dan Kadar had the Eagles taking a quarterback at No. 13. The theme of this week's mock draft is a little different. Kadar lists three options for each team. With that said, Kadar still has the Eagles taking a quarterback as their primary option.

13. Philadelphia Eagles: Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State

With Jim Schwartz in at defensive coordinator, that opens up some possible needs for Philadelphia. But those can be figured out later in the draft. Sam Bradford doesn't look like the answer at quarterback and new head coach Doug Pederson could start his regime with a fresh start at signal caller.

Other options: Jarran Reed (DL, Alabama), Vernon Hargreaves (CB, Florida)

As we noted last week, there's going to be a competitive market for Bradford should he make it to free agency. It's possible Bradford might not even want to come back even if the Eagles want him. And even if the Eagles do bring Bradford back, with the franchise tag potentially being the most likely option, it still couldn't hurt to draft a player to groom behind him.

Wentz has received a lot of hype lately. Some have connected him as high up to the Cowboys at No. 4 overall. The 23-year-old redshirt senior measures in at 6-6, 235 pounds. In his final two years at North Dakota State, Wentz completed 63.3% of his passes for 4,762 yards (8.4 yards/attempt), 42 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions. He also ran for 936 yards and 12 touchdowns on 201 attempts. Wentz is one of many players the Eagles could have interest in at the Senior Bowl this week. Click here to watch tape of Wentz.

As for the other options, Reed is a 6-3, 313 pound defensive tackle. Hargreaves is a 5-11, 192 pound corner. The Eagles don't necessarily have a big "need" at those positions as they do at quarterback.

So what do you think of these picks?

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