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NFC East Draft Round-Upeaglesgab.com Updated Apr 28, 2013General trends The Eagles, Cowboys, and Giants all took an offensive lineman in the first round. The Redskins did not have a first round pick. The Eagles, Cowboys, and Redskins all took tight ends with their second selection. Cowboys The Cowboys will ta…Upvote Share TweetChip Kelly already has found one component of NFL coaching that he prefers to college: player acquisition. At Oregon, Kelly spent years scouting and building relationships with fickle teenagers and trying to persuade them to play in Eugene. In the NFL, …Upvote Share TweetAs Pac-12 rivals, Chip Kelly always admired Barkley’s competitiveness and poise Matt Barkley seems like an odd choice for the Eagles at quarterback because he does not fit the same athletic mold that head coach Chip Kelly looked for at Oregon. Kelly defUpvote Share Tweet
Mel Kiper Jr.'s draft grades: NFC EastESPN.com Apr 28, 2013Mel Kiper Jr.'s draft grades are in. Let's take a look at his assessments of the NFC East's teams. Philadelphia Eagles: B+ Mel gives the Eagles a B for needs and an A for value, especially liking top pick Lane Johnson and second-rounder Zach Ertz. New Y…Upvote Share TweetWhen the Eagles were on the clock in the fifth round, they considered Utah defensive end Joe Kruger and Oregon State cornerback Jordan Poyer. After bypassing both players for Earl Wolff, coach Chip Kelly was delighted when both players were available in…Upvote Share Tweet
Secondary not primary for Eagles in draftThe Eagles added four defensive backs in free agency, but none that can be considered slam dunk starters. So there was a feeling entering the draft that Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman were going to address the secondary fairly early in the process. In the…Upvote Share Tweet
Miguel Maysonet Signs With EaglesApr 28Miguel Maysonet discusses his experience on draft day and his excitement over signing with the Eagles.
Clayton's mailbag: Which offensive rookies will soar?Apr 28Expect Tavon Austin, DeAndre Hopkins and Robert Woods to emerge as offensive ROY candidates, writes John Clayton.