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After signing Malcolm Jenkins, Bryan Braman, Chris Maragos, Nolan Carroll and trading for Darren Sproles, have the Philadelphia Eagles done enough in free agency to truly utilize the “Best Player Available” approach to the 2014 Draft? I wrote about this topic a little over a month ago, but I saw another article recently talking about “drafting the best vs. drafting for need” and it renewed my interest in discussing this subject. Howie Roseman stated that he didn’t want to enter May’s draft with glaring holes to fill because that tends to make teams reach for need when making their selections. Roseman and the Eagles have adopted the philosophy of building your team through the draft, reward your own players with extensions, and use free agency as merely a hole-plugging tool. While I agree with that for the most part, I still wonder whether or not they did enough “hole plugging” in free agency.  Braman and Maragos will be good for Special Teams, Carroll will be nice depth at Corner, a...
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