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Mock draft round up: Eagles need a lotta more cornerbacks

Or do they take a WR?

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This week’s spin around the mock draft community is a deep dive, in that a few mock drafters are feeling feisty and giving two or three round mocks. That’s the good stuff.

Chad Reuter, NFL

1st - CB Marshon Lattimore, Ohio State

Desperate for help in the secondary, the Eagles find the draft's top corner waiting to be picked.

2nd - RB Alvin Kamara, Tennessee

3rd - WR DeDe Westbrook, Oklahoma

Let’s take a moment to notice that Chad Reuter does not write for Reuters. Opportunity missed.

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again, it’s a deep draft for cornerbacks. But with Mike Williams, Corey Davis, Dalvin Cook and Leonard Fournette of the the board, it’s a no brainer to take the #1 corner. Kamara gives the Eagles a runner/receiver to add to the stable of running backs, and Westbrook is a high risk, high reward speedster.

Dieter Kurtenbach, Fox Sports

1st - WR Mike Williams, Clemson

The Eagles need a cornerback and they need wide receivers. The wide receiver class isn’t as deep as the cornerback class — OK, it's not even close — so the Eagles can wait on helping out the secondary. They can’t get another player like Williams if they pass on him here.

2nd - CB Cameron Sutton, Tennessee

The Eagles need a cornerback desperately, and Sutton has first-round talent. That was an easy one.

Look this guy, using logic. Mike Williams will excite a lot of people. Sutton, with Desmond King and Adoree Jackson on the board, might not.

Eddie Brown, San Diego Tribune

1st - WR Mike Williams, Clemson

Carson Wentz, meet your new BFF. After suffering a scary, season-ending neck injury early last season, Williams looks as good as new. He is athletically in the same class as former Clemson stars Sammy Watkins and DeAndre Hopkins, despite being 6-foot-3, 225 pounds.

2nd - CB Garon Conley, Ohio State

3rd - RB Alvin Kamara, Tennessee

Wait, is Kamara available in the third? Chad Reuter and Eddie Brown should work that out. At least Brown isn’t mocking a 3-4 LB to the Eagles anymore.

Despite? Williams would be the second tallest WR on the roster behind Dorial Green-Beckham (Jordan Matthews is also 6’3”). Watkins and Hopkins are 6’1”.

Dan Kadar, SB Nation

CB Marshon Lattimore, Ohio State

Lattimore is a player who will rise throughout the draft process thanks to his sheer athleticism and foot speed. He’s not going to push a lot of receivers around, but his timing is excellent and he’s fast to locate the football.

Only one round in this mock. Boo this man.

If this mock were to play out (don’t worry, none of these will), taking Lattimore in a deep draft for cornerbacks when Corey Davis is on the board will spark some heated discussion. It’ll probably spark some in the comments here. The Eagles need a playmaker at corner, and he fits the bill, but we’re going to need some info on his finger wagging to really sell this as an Eagles pick.

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