ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay has unveiled his final In$ider mock draft leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft this evening. You already know who he has the Philadelphia Eagles take at No. 2 overall.
"Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State - Wentz comes with great intangibles and is a naturally accurate thrower. Pairing him with QB guru Doug Pederson would aid Wentz's steep learning curve as he transitions from the FCS."
Cool. We've already talked about Wentz a lot, though. So in the interest of killing time let's take a look at the rest of the NFC East. Who is McShay mocking to the Eagles' rivals? We'll start with the Dallas Cowboys at No. 4.
"Jalen Ramsey, CB, Florida State - This would be a tough decision for the Cowboys between Ramsey and Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott, two immediate difference-makers on opposite sides of the ball. A very physical corner who can also play safety, Ramsey has elite cover skills and rare athleticism."
Ramsey is super athletic and talented. Eagles fans won't be happy to see him joining the division in Dallas.
Moving right along, let's check in on the New York Giants.
"Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State - The Giants do not have a long-term right tackle on the roster. Conklin would solve that problem. A former walk-on, Conklin is a powerful run blocker who plays with the physical edge needed for a right tackle. Plug-and-play starter."
A lot of people, McShay included, used to have Conklin mocked to the Eagles when they were stilling pick at No. 13. Offensive line has been a need for the Giants forever. Eagles fans know that well from how often the Birds have sacked Eli Manning in recent years.
Last, and definitely least, here's Washington's pick.
"Jarran Reed, DT, Alabama - Reed, the most dominant interior run defender in this class, is almost too perfect of a fit for the Redskins. He's a plug-and-play starter at 3-4 nose tackle, which Washington needs in the worst way after allowing 4.8 yards per carry last season (31st in the NFL)."
Washington made some good picks last year that helped them win the division despite not actually beating a winning team all season. Maybe Reed can help them do that this year.
So there you have it. What do you think of these picks?
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