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The Philadelphia Eagles have selected Miami offensive tackle Brandon Washington with the 200th overall pick in the NFL draft.
Washington was chosen with Philadelphia's second pick in the sixth round. The 6-foot-4, 325-pound Washington started 25 games at Miami and projects as a guard in the NFL.
Scouting reports say Washington is a versatile lineman with size and strength and the ability to drive defenders off him. Washington is the second lineman the Eagles drafted on Saturday. They previously took Purdue's Dennis Kelly in the fifth round.
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Now that the Philadelphia Eagles have their shiny new DT Fletcher Cox, who are some players they could target on Day 2 of the 2012 NFL draft?
Lavonte David would look good as an Eagle!! Photo: giantsgab.com
The Eagles currently hold three picks on Day 2: Nos 46, 51 and 88. There are several good players still on the board, many of which could be potential targets. I’m going...
Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Didinger said that of all of the defensive linemen in this year’s draft, DT Fletcher Cox was the best.
That’s high praise. And there was a lot more of it from inside of the Eagles organization.
In the lead up to the draft, Cox was described universally as a tremendous athlete. At 6’4, 298 lbs, he ran the 40 in 4.79, amazing speed for a player...
With the 88th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected Nick Foles, quarterback out of Arizona. For some this came as a surprise. Why would the Eagles take a QB in the third round? They already have Michael Vick and a capable backup in Mike Kafka? Was Foles taken as future trade bait or
Time for something that’s been on a bit of a hiatus–the Eagles Tweet of the Week. What better time to highlight tweets of Eagles players then when they have the opportunity to welcome a new member to their team?
The Twitter arms were outstretched to welcome new teammate Fletcher Cox, the 21-year old DT acquired by the Eagles in the 1st round of the 2012 draft.
Evan Mathis served...
One of the first things I do upon learning of each draft pick by the Eagles is to find them on Twitter and add them to my “Eagles Team” list. Loving both football and Twitter comes in quite handy sometimes.
The social media component may not be the first thought for everyone, so for those who are catching up, I’m going to make it very easy for you. Below is a list of the Twitter...
One round down, six round to go. Tonight is the second and third rounds of the NFL Draft, which I can guarantee will be more interesting than the first round. The first round of the draft is usually pretty obvious with little to no surprises.
While I was wrong with what player I thought the Eagles would select, I did get the position correct. The Philadelphia Eagles traded up to...
Finally giving DeSean Jackson a contract extension after a holdout and sometimes contentious 2011 season is just one of the things you can point to in identifying a change in the Eagles' culture.
When I found out that the Eagles had moved up in the NFL draft last night, I had to do a double take. I stared extra hard at the screen to make sure what I was seeing wasn’t some imagined...
In an interview with the Philadelphia media, Eagles head coach Andy Reid was asked about the state of their running backs and interestingly enough he admitted they overplayed LeSean McCoy.
“We’ll see how it goes. We’re good with young guys and we’ll see how that works out. With Dion (Lewis), I would have liked to have gotten him a little more time last year as we went on...
The Eagles have announced that they will retire Brian Dawkins' No. 20 jersey during a home game next season. Dawkins will be the eighth Eagle to have his number retired.
Per an official release from the Philadelphia Eagles, here is a summary of the team's selections and moves from Day 2 of the 2012 NFL Draft.
The Eagles' selections in the 2nd and 3rd rounds:
The Philadelphia Eagles made the following moves last night:
· Selected LB Mychal Kendricks (2nd round - 46th overall)
· Traded the 51st pick to the...
There has been a ton of talk about how well teams did in this years draft. I've decided to grade two teams, one AFC and one NFC. The AFC team will be covered next article. The NFC team I decided upon was none other than the Philadelphia Eagles.
Eagles selected Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi St, 12th overall (from Seahawks)
This was one of the best picks of the first round...
After a successful Round One of the NFL Draft with picking up DT Fletcher Cox, the Philadelphia Eagles have 3 picks in Day 2 of the Draft.
Round Overall Notes
2 46 own selection
2 51 from Arizona