Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 4/27/13
We go to the toppermost of the poppermost! That's what I say!----Nice draft!!! Yeah, it might take a year or two to bloom--- but what an intriguing haul of (as Brozer said) VA-LUE !! Let's start at the top of Round 4... After trading up for the first pick in the fourth round, the Eagles selected USC quarterback Matt Barkley. They surrendered their fourth-round pick and a seventh-rounder to the Jacksonville Jaguars to land Barkley. "We had Matt rated in the top 50 players in this draft," coach Chip Kelly said. "The fact he was still there, there was no better value."               Matt Barkley, 6-2 (maybe), 230, USC....think of Drew Brees cloned from Paul Hornung with a gun and a bad shoulder... "I'm excited to be an Eagle," Barkley said. "It's a fresh start." Barkley was projected to be the first quarterback taken going into the 2012 college season, but many draft analysts feel he took a step back after a stellar 2011. Of ...
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