First-Round Preview: Philadelphia Eagles

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First-Round Preview: Philadelphia Eagles
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Conventional wisdom tells us the Eagles will pick a large person -- a tackle of some sort, either offensive or defensive. In recent mock drafts that have Luke Joeckel and Eric Fisher gone in the first three picks, many have projected the draft's third-best offensive tackle, Lane Johnson, to the Eagles at No. 4. Defensive predictions for Philadelphia include defensive linemen like Star Lotulelei and Sharrif Floyd. Some have suggested pass-rusher Dion Jordan, but mainly because he played for new Eagles coach Chip Kelly in college. But Kelly's stated preference for size, combined with the Eagles' need for size on both lines, leads most people to believe they'll draft someone beefy here.

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