The new front-office partnership came together on Derek Barnett. Sharing power in the draft room isnt always easy.
Derek Barnett is only 20, but his record at Tennessee provides evidence - and not just hope - that he can succeed as an Eagles defensive end.
Derek Barnett didn't play quarterback in high school. He didn't have to transfer from offense to defense early in his collegiate career. He didn't play several positions in different schemes during his three years at Tennessee. And he didn't have just one productive season - he had three.
The defensive end from Tennessee needlessly worried he wouldnt get a rousing reception from Eagles fans.
It was no secret the Eagles were interested in the defensive end from Tennessee. But there was no guarantee he would be there at 14
Despite all the unexpected moves in the draft, Eagles real excited to land Tennessee defensive end
The choice of Derek Barnett follows recent defensive end picks Marcus Smith, Vinny Curry and Brandon Graham.
Carson Wentz's success with the Eagles - who also moved up to take him at No.2 - likely influenced Chicago's draft decision.
The second baseman for the Pirates got a hit off Chicago's Jon Lester in his first MLB at-bat.
Though Ohio State cornerback has not been charged, teams are likely to think twice about drafting him, especially in the first round.
As many as eight first-round prospects; 25 percent of the pool; have seen their value slip due to injury, indiscretion or both.
While the Eagles are in need of cornerbacks, defensive coordinator Jim Schwarzs scheme requires talented edge rushers.
David Murphy assesses Cameron Rupp, Aaron Nola, Aaron Altherr and Joely Rodriguez 3 weeks into the season.
Dallas great draft and New Yorks terrific free-agent additions from a year ago still have those teams ahead of the Eagles.
Preparation for NFL draft comes down to the wire in the shadow of the Art Museum. Never fear, the show will go on.