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Our 7th round bowling ball

Just a quick post here, but I found a nice highlight reel of the Birds Mr. Irrelevant, 7th round pick Nate Ilaoa. The fans have cried for a big back for years, and with the addition of Tony Hunt, and Nasti Nate as he was know to his teammates at Hawaii, the Birds may now [...]

Rashad Barksdale…what were the Eagles smoking?

Confounding draft pundits everywhere, the Eagles picked  Rashad Barksdale, a baseball player from the University of Albany, as their 6th round pick.  He played one year of college football.  Did the Birds know something nobody else knew?  Or did they waste a pick? Strengths: Has good size and a solid frame…A great athlete…Good timed speed…Great [...]

Sporting News Gives Eagles an A for Draft

While it was unorthodox by all standards, it seems that some publications are giving the Eagles credit for a stellar draft. Notice that they are the only team that had a very late first round pick, yet placed above an A- The Sporting news has this to say about the Eagles draft: After S Brandon [...]

Recapping the Eagles’ First Day of the Draft

After trading their first round pick, the 26th overall, to the Dallas Cowboys(!), the Eagles finally drafted in the second round, the 36th overall pick (originally Cleveland’s, it came to the Eagles via the trade with Dallas).  After already shocking the fan base, draftniks, and pigskin pundits everywhere, the Eagles took the theme of surprise [...]

Your first pick of the NFL Draft……

Kevin Kolb. Rated as a 4th round pick by most services. I like Kolb, but not here. Is Reid trying to ignite a fire under McNabb’s rehabilitating ass? Maybe. Commentary later. But I’m not the happiest man in Philadelphia. What’s this say about McNabb’s future? All I can say is that Andy Reid knows quarterbacks. [...]

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