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Eagles think big with first three picks

Eagles think big with first three picks

philly.com profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 26, 2013
Lane Johnson told a big, ol' Texas tale when he came to town on Friday to meet and greet in his first official day as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.
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  • Eagles turn to defense with DT Logan

    Eagles turn to defense with DT Logan

    ESPN.com eaglesgab.com Apr 26, 2013
    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…
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  • Eagles take offensive, ride with Ertz

    Eagles take offensive, ride with Ertz

    The Eagles's first pick of the second round showed us what new coach Chip Kelly thinks he needs to run his offense.
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  • Lane Johnson (did not) wrestle bears to improve his blocking

    Lane Johnson (did not) wrestle bears to improve his blocking

    philly.com yahoo.com Apr 26, 2013
    Eagles' first-round pick Lane Johnson met with the media Friday and talked about how he used to wrestle bears. Seriously.
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  • Will Geno Smith be an Eagle tonight?

    Will Geno Smith be an Eagle tonight?

    A 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 …
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  • Five picks the Eagles could make

    Five picks the Eagles could make

    philly.com Apr 26, 2013
    Here are five second round draft picks the Eagles could make this evening.
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  • Friday Rumor Mill: The Eagles are expected to target a quarterb…

    Friday Rumor Mill: The Eagles are expected to target a quarterback i…

    eaglesgab.com Apr 26, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Johnson ready to prove Eagles made right choice

    Johnson ready to prove Eagles made right choice

    philly.com Apr 26, 2013
    NEW 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…
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  • Eagles Draft Day 2: What the experts are saying

    Eagles Draft Day 2: What the experts are saying

    philly.com Apr 26, 2013
    Here's the local and national buzz on the Eagles' plans for the second round of the NFL Draft.
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  • Lane Johnson: The Eagles' Bugs Bunny?

    Lane Johnson: The Eagles' Bugs Bunny?

    philly.com Apr 26, 2013
    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.
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  • Round Two Mock Draft

    Round Two Mock Draft

    profootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013
    After 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, G
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  • Breakfast links: We're just getting started

    Breakfast links: We're just getting started

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    Oh 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…
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  • News & Notes Heading Into Round 2

    News & Notes Heading Into Round 2

    eaglesgab.com Apr 26, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Chiefs take tackle Eric Fisher with No. 1 pick

    Chiefs take tackle Eric Fisher with No. 1 pick

    philly.com Apr 26, 2013
    NEW 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.
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  • NFC East gets wise, looks to the line

    NFC East gets wise, looks to the line

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    NEW 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 …
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  • Video - Bennie Logan drafted No. 67 by Philadelphia Eagles 01:17

    Bennie Logan drafted No. 67 by Philadelphia Eagles

    Apr 26
    The Philadelphia Eagles select LSU defensive tackle Bennie Logan No. 67 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Philadelphia Eagles draft Zach Ertz No. 35 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft 02:11

    Philadelphia Eagles draft Zach Ertz No. 35 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft

    Apr 26
    The Philadelphia Eagles draft Stanford TE Zach Ertz with the No. 35 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

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  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL second-round mock draft

    Apr 26
    NEW YORK -- With all the quarterbacks that remain there for the picking, and the unfinished Manti Te'o saga, Friday night's second round has a chance to be as interesting as Thursday night's first round was unpredictable. I can't really recall a second …
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    Apr 26
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    Apr 26
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