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Regarded as the top quarterback in this year's draft class, Geno Smith has been projected to go at various spots -- No. 1 to Kansas City, No. 2 to Jacksonville, and No. 3 to Oakland being the most popular.
But there's another team in the top five that will presumably pounce on the ex-Mountaineer.
In his newest mock draft, Lance Zierlein of the Houston Chronicle has the Eagles selecting Smith at No. 4 overall, citing a league source that told him to "plug Geno in here."
Apparently, it's more than conjecture.
"I usually listen when this guy speaks," Zierlein says of the source.
While it would be a bit of a surprising pick, it's hardly out of the realm of possibility.
One of Smith's major strengths is his familiarity in an up-tempo offense, which new Eagles coach Chip Kelly is installing in Philly. As Zierlein notes, Kelly's QB will be asked to stretch the field on a consistent basis, something the big-armed Smith is capable of doin...
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