It's become the game to play in these few weeks leading up to the draft, everyone and his brother making their predictions on how the first round will go. Assuming the Birds stay in the 19th position, we have listed who a number of prognosticators are saying they will take: (The Daily News' Les Bowen projects the Eagles will move up to grab an offensive lineman but provided his selection if they remain at 19):

Les Bowen (Daily News) Mike Jenkins, CB, South Florida

Ray Didinger (NFL Films) Kenny Phillips, S, Miami (Fla.).

Chris Steuber ( Jeff Otah, T, Pittsburgh

Todd McShay ( Aqib Talib, CB, Kansas

Clark Judge ( Kenny Phillips, S, Miami (Fla.)

Vic Carrucci ( Kenny Phillips, S, Miami (Fla.)

Pete Prisco ( Gosder Cherilus, T, Boston College

Don Banks ( Limas Sweed, WR, Texas

Pat Kirwan ( Limas Sweed, WR, Texas

Dave Goldberg (Associated Press) Limas Sweed, WR, Texas

Pro Football Weekly Devin Thomas, WR, Michigan St.

Tom Curran ( Derrick Harvey, OL, Florida

Peter Schrager ( DeSean Jackson, WR, California

James Alder ( Antoine Cason, CB, Arizona DeSean Jackson, WR, California Mike Jenkins, CB, South Florida

Doc's Sports Service Jerod Mayo, LB, Tennessee Phillip Merling, DE, Clemson Kenny Phillips, S, Miami (Fla.)

Scott Wright ( Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, CB, Tennessee St.

Doug Kretz (Scouts Inc.) Devin Thomas, WR, Michigan St.

Rob Rang (Sports Xchange) Devin Thomas, WR, Michigan St. Devin Thomas, WR, Michigan St.


Look for a complete NFL draft preview in Friday's Daily News.