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The Eagles' draft trade chips

Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 11:27 AM
On Monday, I wrote about the possibility of the Eagles moving up in the first round. As I mentioned, don't rule anything out. Andy Reid, Howie Roseman and company will see how things play out and could trade up, trade back or stay put at No. 23. All three options will be in play. With that being... Read more

Draft buzz: If the Eagles trade up...

Monday, April 25, 2011, 5:52 PM
Some draft nuggets to get to: * ESPN's Adam Schefter Tweeted Monday afternoon that the Eagles and Patriots are among the teams open to trading up if the right player is available. But don't get carried away. We are three days away from the draft, and chances are, the Eagles are open to pretty much... Read more

Early draft misses on 'D' have hurt Eagles

Monday, April 25, 2011, 11:11 AM
Take a look at the Eagles' offense, the one that set a franchise record for scoring and led the NFC at 27.4 points per game last season, and you'll see a lot of players drafted in the first four rounds. Here's the list: DeSean Jackson (2nd round); LeSean McCoy (2nd round); Jeremy Maclin (1st round);... Read more

Eagles draft outlook: Defensive line

Sunday, April 24, 2011, 11:30 AM
Earlier breakdowns: Offensive line Quarterback Running back Wide receiver And while I didn't do a specific Draft Outlook post on defensive tackle, I covered that position in detail in a post earlier this month. So today's item will focus more on defensive ends and the line overall. On the roster:... Read more

Mock drafts: Who will the Eagles take?

Saturday, April 23, 2011, 10:28 AM
Here's the weekly roundup of mock drafts with projections on who the Eagles could take: In his first version over on Eagletarian, Paul Domowitch of the Daily News has the Eagles taking Iowa defensive end Adrian Clayborn. Adam Caplan of FoxSports.com has a new name going to the Birds: Arizona outside... Read more

Eagles draft outlook: Offensive line

Friday, April 22, 2011, 1:18 PM
Continuing the draft outlook series with the offensive line today. If you missed any of the earlier ones: Quarterback Running back Wide receiver On the roster: Since the offensive line presents a different kind of animal as far as these breakdowns are concerned, let's go position-by-position. Left... Read more

Eagles work out UNC QB, Maryland LB

Thursday, April 21, 2011, 5:48 PM
Here's the latest on which prospects the Eagles are taking a look at with the draft only a week away. According to Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post, the Eagles had a private workout for Maryland linebacker Adrian Moten yesterday. Moten (6-2, 228) was a two-year starter, playing on the strong... Read more

Possible targets for the Eagles at No. 23

Thursday, April 21, 2011, 12:06 PM
I was on with the guys over at ESPN Radio Lehigh Valley earlier this week for a mock draft exercise. The way it worked was pretty simple. They called media members (writers, radio hosts, etc.) in various markets to make the picks for their selected teams. For example, Ian Rapoport of The Boston Herald... Read more

Eagles draft outlook: Wide receiver

Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 11:25 AM
Continuing the Eagles draft outlook series, today I look at wide receiver. If you missed the earlier breakdowns, here they are: Quarterback Running back On the roster: The days of wide receiver being an annual offseason focus are over for the Eagles - for now, at least. The Birds currently have... Read more

Five thoughts on the Eagles' schedule

Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 8:33 PM
Assuming there is a 2011 season, here are five thoughts on the Eagles' schedule, which was released Tuesday night: 1. The most brutal stretch? How about Weeks 11-13? The Birds play at the Giants, are home against New England (4:15) and then have to face the Seahawks in Seattle for the Thursday night... Read more
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