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Trevor Laws – Defensive Tackle – Eagles 2008 Draft Pick

The Eagles first pick of the 2008 draft pick (coming in the 2nd round) was DT Trevor Laws out of Notre Dame. Though a bit undersized for the tackle position, Laws is well known for his great technique, high-intensity play, strength and body control. Should help give much needed depth to the D-Line. One interesting [...]

DeSean Jackson – Wide Receiver / Returner – Eagles 2008 Draft Pick

DeSean Jackson is perhaps the most explosive player in the entire 2008 draft and the Birds nabbed him in the 2nd round. He’s clearly the fastest person in the 2008 draft and even if he only pans out as a kick / punt returner the Eagles will benefit hugely. Think Devin Hester, but with much [...]

Bryan Smith – Defensive End – Eagles 2008 Draft Pick

A defensive end in college, at 230 lbs chances are that the Eagles will Bryan Smith on special teams and possibly in the linebacker rotation as OLB. Known for his great handwork and quick bursts, he may fit well into some of Jim Johnson’s blitz schemes. I could see him being used in pass coverage [...]

Quintin Demps – Safety – Eagles 2008 4th Round Draft Pick

With the 117th pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, the Eagles picked free safety Quintin Demps from UTEP. Demps is a playmaker on defense, and this year the Eagles are obviously looking to stock up on such players. Quintin Demps had 17 interceptions during his college career, which was the most among active players in [...]

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