Saturday, August 1, 2015

Eagles check out 'Bama CB, Stanford RB

The Eagles brought in Alabama cornerback Javier Arenas for an official visit today, according to Chris Steuber of scout.com.

Eagles check out 'Bama CB, Stanford RB

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The Eagles brought in Alabama cornerback Javier Arenas for an official visit today, according to Chris Steuber of scout.com.

Arenas (5-9, 197) set an SEC record by returning seven punts to the house during his four-year college career.

Steuber has him ranked No. 14 among cornerbacks. NFL.com has him ninth. And Wes Bunting of the National Football Post has him 18th.

If you're a frequent MTC reader, you know I think that cornerback is probably the team's biggest area of need going into the draft.

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Some other draft visit/workout updates:

* Stanford RB Toby Gerhart was scheduled to visit with the Eagles this week, a source told Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post. Gerhart (6-0, 231) was a Heisman Trophy finalist last season, rushing for 1,871 yards and 27 touchdowns.

* The Eagles recently made a visit to see Missouri wide receiver Danario Alexander, league sources told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Alexander (6-4 1/2, 215) can't work out for teams because he's recovering from a knee injury he sustained during the Senior Bowl. He led the nation with 1,781 receiving yards last season.

* Arizona State OLB/DE Dexter Davis is scheduled to visit the Eagles on Wednesday, a source told Wilson of the NFP. Davis (6-1, 244) ran the 40 in 4.64 seconds at the combine. He had three sacks last season, but piled up 30 over a four-year career with the Sun Devils.

Earlier we wrote about NFL Network Brian Baldinger analyst ripping into Donovan McNabb.


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