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With the fifth pick of the third round, the Philadelphia Eagles took their first defensive player of the 2013 draft -- LSU defensive tackle Bennie Logan. If they were going defensive tackle here, I'd have expected Alabama's Jesse Williams, who'd be a sm…Share TweetThe Eagles's first pick of the second round showed us what new coach Chip Kelly thinks he needs to run his offense.Share TweetEagles' first-round pick Lane Johnson met with the media Friday and talked about how he used to wrestle bears. Seriously.Share TweetA little less than two hours remain before the resumption of the NFL draft with the second round, in which the Philadelphia Eagles hold the third pick. Only one quarterback went in Thursday's first round, and it was Florida State's E.J. Manuel, on whom …Share TweetHere are five second round draft picks the Eagles could make this evening.Share Tweet
Friday Rumor Mill: The Eagles are expected to target a quarterback i…eaglesgab.com Apr 26, 2013The Eagles are expected to target a quarterback in the second round, according to NFL.com’s Gil Brandt. West Virginia’s Geno Smith is the obvious target, but the New York Jets are reportedly looking to jump ahead of the Eagles in order to select him.Share Tweet
Johnson ready to prove Eagles made right choiceNEW YORK - Lane Johnson remembered a Saturday night in East Texas, when he was a backup quarterback in August 2008 preparing for his first game at Kilgore College. Kilgore's opponent was Fort Scott Community College, whose defense featured a little-know…Share Tweet
Eagles Draft Day 2: What the experts are sayingHere's the local and national buzz on the Eagles' plans for the second round of the NFL Draft.Share Tweet
Lane Johnson: The Eagles' Bugs Bunny?Lane Johnson is not likely to pass it to himself, but the point is, he could. There might even be a rushing TD in his future.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013After assessing each team’s draft needs, offensive and defensive approaches and the prospects still left on the board, here is PFT’s Round Two mock draft: 33. Jaguars: Cornerback Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State 34. 49ers: Nose tackle John Jenkins, GShare Tweet
Breakfast links: We're just getting startedESPN.com Apr 26, 2013Oh yeah. Two more rounds tonight. The Eagles have one of the first picks again. The Cowboys have an extra third-rounder. The Redskins get to join the party. It may be a new day, but we are mid-draft, and let's not forget it. These links here are draft l…Share Tweet
News & Notes Heading Into Round 2eaglesgab.com Apr 26, 2013The Eagles were set on using their first round pick on either Eric Fisher, Luke Joeckel, Lane Johnson, or Dion Jordan (in no particular order), according to Chip Kelly. Miami really needed to jump to the third pick in order to secure Jordan. All three N…Share TweetNEW YORK - Andy Reid's first pick with the Eagles in 1999 was second overall, and it was greeted with a barrage of boos at Madison Square Garden from Eagles fans yearning for Ricky Williams instead of Donovan McNabb.Share TweetESPN.com Apr 26, 2013NEW YORK -- Three NFC East teams picked in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night, and the combined weight of the three players they picked is 922 pounds. Finally, they're paying attention to what's important. Yes, the Philadelphia Eagles, New …Share Tweet
Bennie Logan drafted No. 67 by Philadelphia EaglesApr 26The Philadelphia Eagles select LSU defensive tackle Bennie Logan No. 67 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Philadelphia Eagles draft Zach Ertz No. 35 overall in the 2013 NFL DraftApr 26The Philadelphia Eagles draft Stanford TE Zach Ertz with the No. 35 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.