Projecting the first round of the NFL draft is dicey enough.

But more than a few online mock drafts don't stop there.

No, some actually project all seven rounds of this year's draft, which begins April 26.

Even though it's tough to predict a pick when a team is finally on the clock.

But hey, fans enjoy learning the names, if not the guessing games.

So, for Eagles fans, we're delving a little deeper in Part Two of this week's "Draft Mockery" lists. (For the first-round projections, go to: "


Here are some fearless prognostications the Eagles' second- and third-round picks.

Tip: Put cursor over source names below to see clickable links.


Offensive tackle Carl Nicks, Nebraska.  6-foot-5, 330 pounds. "It appears 2006 draft pick Winston Justice was a miss," and if guard Shawn Andrews  is shifted to tackle, Nicks, a senior, could shift to guard, says Gregory Cox of (March 20). Also projected by (March 23).

Defensive end Calais Campbell, Miami. 6-8, 280 pounds. "All the potential in the world," but his stock fell "due to a poor junior season and poor workouts," says Michael Abromowitz of (March 23). Indeed, he was tabbed as the Eagles' first-rounder on March 4 by, which said he is a "massive player ... quick and skilled at sacking the quarterback."

Wide receiver Early Doucet, LSU. 6 foot, 205 pounds. "Probably projects as a number two option ... decent speed ... excellent hands ... great value," says (March 25), which concedes he might go late-first round. Indeed, that's just where the Eagles might pick him up, according to (March 20).

Wide receiver Devin Thomas, Michigan State. 6-foot-2, 218 pounds. Eagles might take two receivers in a row, first James Hardy and then this junior, according (March 19).

Defensive end Lawrence Jackson, USC.  6-foot-4, 270 pounds. "The Iggles love to select defensive linemen early and this would be an outstanding value pick," says (March 17).

Safety DaJuan Morgan, NC State. 6-foot, 205 pounds.  With no top offensive tackles left, Eagles might take this junior as eventual replacement for Brian Dawkins, says (March 27).


Offensive tackle Duane Brown, Virginia Tech. 6-foot-5, 290 pounds. Senior. "A bit under-rated .. can provide depth behind aging veterans [William "Tre"]  Thomas and [Jon] Runyan, and hopefully do a better job than Winston Justice who got killed against the Giants last year," says

Safety Thomas DeCoud, California. 6-foot-2, 204 pounds. Senior is a "versatile player" who can play either safety spot, or "contribute on special teams," says Gregory Cox of

Safety Jamar Adams, Michigan. 6-foot-2, 212 pounds. Senior. Projected by Michael Abromowitz of

Wide receiver Earl Bennett, Vanderbilt. 6-foot, 200 pounds. Junior.

Projected by

(March 23).

Linebacker Marcus Howard, Georgia. Projected by

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