With the pre-draft visits starting to heat up and most of the major free agent signings completed, this is as good of time as any to do a new Philadelphia Eagles 2012 mock draft.
There are a few things to consider here when trying to surmise what the Eagles will do while imposing my opinion on what I think they should do. The obvious thing is to look for the position of greatest need and look at prospect who could fill it.
However, when it comes to the draft, it’s all about value and at what point you should take a player when looking at position of need vs. quality of player available.
With the addition of MLB DeMeco Ryans, the Eagles have filled their weakest position on the team. Outside of that, there aren’t too many other dire weaknesses that we can point to and think they’re definitely going to draft a particular position in round one, or any subsequent round.
Here are the positions, ranked in order by biggest need, that the Eagles need to address:
Strong side linebacker