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2013 NFL Draft trades: Day ThreeUpdated Apr 27 Share Tweet
Here are the terms of trades completed on Saturday, April 27, the third and final day of the 2013 NFL Draft. All draft choices are 2013 selections unless otherwise noted: The Jaguars traded a fourth-round pick (No. 98) to the Eagles. In exchange, the Ea…
Share TweetOffensive tackle Lane Johnson is the first player the Eagles selected in the top 5 since Donovan McNabb 1st round: OT Lane Johnson — The Eagles solidified their offensive line by taking Lane Johnson, a supremely athletic tackle who can play on either thShare TweetTo start the third day of the draft, the Eagles traded to the top of round four to get USC quarterback Matt Barkley. Coach Chip Kelly thereafter raved about Barkley. “I’m going to steal a quote from [former Cleveland Browns head coach] Sam Rutigliano
Meet the newest EaglesUpdated Apr 27 Share TweetHere's a look at all of the 2013 draft selections by the Eagles.Share TweetThe Eagles spent their trio of seventh round selections on Utah defensive end Joe Kruger, Oregon State corner Jordan Poyer, and Oklahoma defensive end David King, and Chip Kelly’s first ever draft is officially in the books. Kruger is a big-time talentSource: eaglesgab.comShare TweetThe Philadelphia 76ers have acquired a team to compete in the NBA's developmental league in Delaware.Share TweetDomonic Brown and John Mayberry Jr. hit consecutive home runs to break open a close game and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 9-4 on Saturday.Share TweetThe Philadelphia Eagles have selected North Carolina State safety Earl Wolff in the fifth round of the NFL draft.Share TweetThe Mets and Phillies experienced a brief delay in the first inning last night thanks to what is being variously described as Brian O'Nora's "flu like symptoms" or "illness." In all likelihood, however, the delay was probably due to …Share TweetOver being passed over in the first three rounds, Matt Barkley was finally chosen by the Eagles to kick off Day 3. Follow the rest of the draft's action live as it unfolds here.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe third day of the draft are often reserved for the most devoted NFL and college football fans. But all winning NFL teams have good depth, and that depth is found in the third day.Share TweetIn 2012, TE Zach Ertz carved up Chip Kelly’s Ducks to the tune of 11 catches for 106 yards and a TD. The Eagles continued to stockpile offensive talent by drafting Stanford first team All-American tight end Zach Ertz early in the second round. At the NFShare TweetHere's a look at all of the 2013 draft selections by the Eagles.
Eagles' strategy was to take the best playersUpdated Apr 27 Share TweetUnlike some teams that go for need over talent, the Eagles made sure to take whom they thought was the best player available.
Eagles introduce their top pickUpdated Apr 27 Share TweetOklahoma tackle Lane Johnson, proud of his accomplishments so far, expresses confidence succeeding in the NFL.Share TweetAfter drug suspension, Phillies catcher is eager to return to the big leagues and help out his struggling team.
Tim Tebow, Nick Foles on the chopping block?Apr 27Ian Rapoport has the latest news on quarterbacks who could be cut coming off of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Tim Tebow, Nick Foles on the chopping block?Apr 27Ian Rapoport has the latest news on quarterbacks who could be cut coming out of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Phillies Use Five-Run Fifth To Top MetsApr 27Domonic Brown and John Mayberry Jr. hit back-to-back home runs in the fifth to lift the Phillies to a 9-4 win against the Mets.
Matt Barkley reacts to being drafted by Philadelphia EaglesApr 27Matt Barkley calls in to NFL Network to discuss his reaction to being drafted 98th overall by the Philadelphia Eagles.
Don Banks: Barkley pick proof that Kelly's no one-trick pony; more SnapsApr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news...
2013 NFL draft -- Draft's winners, losersApr 27The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Sullen Smith has to get over snub now that he's a Jet; more Sna…Apr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the night of Geno, Te'o and even a Gio unfolded in Friday's second and third rounds of the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall ...