After all the nervous anticipation, the 2017 NFL Draft has come and gone. Philadelphia has received broad acclaim for turning the sometimes monotonous event into a full-on football experience. But more importantly, the Philadelphia Eagles have a crop of new players. So, with that in mind, the gang answered a few questions:
The picks are in. The 2017 Bears are the Browns of yesteryear. The Eagles have an exciting new talent corps. What grade are you giving the Eagles for this draft? Continue reading
Let’s ask Vincent Gambini for his thought’s on my article from yesterday.
For those of you that live under a rock or are dedicated employees, news broke this afternoon that Gareon Conley has been identified as a suspect in a rape case (see story). This just about flips everything about my mock draft and predictions on their head…so lucky for you America, you get me two days in a row! Updated story after the jump.
Apparently the NFL Draft is this weekend. Who knew! Sources tell me the Eagles will pick 14th overall in the first round. Let’s take a look at the realistic outcomes for the draft (starting with the least likely) and just because you read, I’ll give you my full seven-round mock draft at the end.
What grade would you give the Eagles’ free agent moves?
Dan – I give them an A. We all know the wide receivers were terrible last year. Howie knew it too. He went out and fixed it. I’m a fan of the talent he brought in. I don’t think Torey Smith is done. I think he was in a bad spot on a bad team. I expect a bounce back year. Taking a chance on Chance Warmack (see what I did there?) was a good move. A change of scenery could be very beneficial for him. Continue reading
Phase 1 – Pre Free Agency
Jason Peters (Cap Savings – $9,700,000)
Peters has been the greatest offensive lineman in Eagles history; however, he’s getting older and has a huge cap number for this years. I doubt he’ll take less money to stay with the Eagles. If Peters isn’t going to be here long term, we may as well start getting continuity with the new line. Continue reading
Looking for some betting advice? Keep reading to see who the boys picked this week! (You should probably bet on who Holden picked if you’re actually looking to make money…)