TEAM NEEDS: OL, DL, CB, QB, S
Maybe the most intriguing team of the offseason has been the Philadelphia Eagles. There seems to be a general buzz about what new head coach Chip Kelly is going to do when it comes to personnel and scheme in the NFL. The buzz is there for very good reason, as a new era of offensive football is being ushered into the NFL and Kelly’s hire could spark massive change around the league.
The Eagles did a grade A job of filling their holes prior to the draft with solid signings which include; Isaac Sopoaga, Connor Barwin, Bradley Fletcher, Cary Williams, Patrick Chung, Kenny Phillips, Donnie Jones and James Casey. That’s eight new starters to go with the depth signings of Clifton Geathers and Jason Phillips. The Eagles then pulled off trades for Tampa Bay receiver Arrelious Benn and Cleveland reserve linebacker Emmanuel Acho. It was a busy offseason that was just beginning.
With almost every starting spot addressed the Eagles positioned themselves to make a run at the best player available and could move around the draft to find talented players to push the competition to new levels in Philly.
After the break, check out a pick by pick analysis of the Eagles 2013 NFL Draft selections. Read the rest of this entry » «Philadelphia Eagles 2013 NFL Draft Recap»