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Introducing Alex Henery

Saturday, April 30, 2011, 1:38 PM
The Eagles surprised us again, selecting a kicker/punter in the fourth round of today's NFL draft. With the 120th pick overall, the Birds went with Nebraska's Alex Henery. Henery made 18 of 19 attempts last year, and his only miss was blocked. Not counting that one, he was 2-for-2 from 50-plus, and... Read more

Draft thoughts: Jarrett, Marsh and Asomugha

Saturday, April 30, 2011, 9:11 AM
Here are some thoughts after the first three rounds of the draft. HOW MARSH FITS IN Going into the draft, we knew the Eagles needed to address the cornerback situation. But looking back, it probably should have been obvious all along that if the Eagles did not get one of the top three corners -... Read more

Live updates: NFL draft, Rounds 4-7

Friday, April 29, 2011, 9:27 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia for live updates and pick-by-pick analysis during the 2011 NFL draft. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read more

5 thoughts on the Watkins pick

Friday, April 29, 2011, 9:03 AM
Here are five thoughts on the Eagles' decision to go with Baylor offensive lineman Danny Watkins with the 23rd pick in the first round of the NFL draft: 1. My initial reaction was the same as everyone else's: Why spend a first-round pick on a guy who is going to turn 27 during his rookie season? Part... Read more

Which potential Kolb suitors found QBs?

Friday, April 29, 2011, 12:35 AM
I'll offer up my thoughts on the Danny Watkins selection soon enough, but for now, let's take a look at which potential Kevin Kolb suitors found quarterbacks in the first round. Because of the NFL's labor situation, the Eagles were unable to deal Kolb for a pick Thursday night. And considering that... Read more

Live updates: NFL draft, Rounds 2-3

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 11:29 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia for live updates and pick-by-pick analysis during the 2011 NFL draft. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read more

Live updates: 2011 NFL draft

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 8:59 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia for live updates and pick-by-pick analysis during the 2011 NFL draft. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read more

5 thoughts on the Eagles' draft

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 8:56 AM
Draft day has arrived, so here are five thoughts on the Eagles and what they might do between now and Saturday night. 1. Think back to February 27, 2009. Eagles great Brian Dawkins was set to be a free agent, and while most thought that he'd be back in Philadelphia, reports surfaced that the Broncos... Read more

Live updates: 2011 NFL draft

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 7:52 PM
Join philly.com's Sheil Kapadia for live updates and pick-by-pick analysis during the 2011 NFL draft. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! You can follow Moving the Chains on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read more

Have Eagles had success with 1st-round trades?

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 12:52 PM
You're likely aware of the numbers by now. The Eagles have made a draft-day trade in the first round in each of the past four years and six of the last eight. So it should go without saying that a move on Thursday night out of the No. 23 spot would hardly be a surprise. Keeping that in mind, I wanted... Read more
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