Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 4/25/13
Philadelphia EaglesPick: No.4Player: Lane JohnsonPosition: Offensive Tackle School: Oklahoma Height/Weight: 303 lbsHow is the fit?Whether you like the pick or not, it's the best possible pick Chip Kelly could have made at this point. He is far and between the most athletic offensive lineman in the this year's draft, and reports out of Philly are already saying Chip runs a track practice-like up-tempo practice. Enter Lane Johnson. He will be a key player for the Eagles, and start from day one at right tackle (RT) and provide aid for whoever is taking snaps for the next eight to 10 years. A Better Pick Would Have Been.....The only other player I can think of who could mesh well with Kelly's system as well as Johnson would have to be Central Michigan's Eric Fisher (The No.1 overall pick). The Verdict:After getting over the loss over Dion Jordan to Miami, and realizing Michael Vick may now actually make it through a full 16-game season.Personally, I love the pick. Chip Kelly was smart to bring in a player who is almost bust-proof weighing in at just over 300 lbs and towering at 6-6. Like I said earlier he is sure to be a 5-10 year starter and is sure to make plenty Pro Bowl trips during his tenure in Philadelphia. With hopefully several NFL Drafts to come, we may look back in five or six years from now and say this was Chip Kelly's best pick.But for now, it looks like he's off to a good start on day one.Follow me on Twitter!@PJbleedsgreen              
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