The rumor mill was hot with speculation about the upcoming NFL draft and the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter noted that five teams, including the Birds, had expressed interested in trading down from their current first round positions in the draft.
Teams that have made calls about moving back in draft include PHIL, DET, CLEV, BUFF, MIA. Doing what they should.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 23, 2013
Then came a report from the NFL Networks’s Albert Breer that Philadelphia had selected their targets for the first round to four players.
Eagles down to 4 players they feel good about at the 4th pick. Good bet they’re all line-of-scrimmage players. The tackles, Star, Jordan …
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) April 23, 2013
Does Breer’s report contradict Schefter’s? Probably–if the Birds are interested in trading down they certainly better have their sights on more than four players as targets for their first round selection. Breer later noted that he couldn’t s...