We’ve been through the shrine games, the scouting combine, free agency and a fair portion of the important pro days. Now, with the NFL draft little more than six weeks away, the Philadelphia Eagles’ draft board is beginning to take shape.
Along the way, players’ fortunes have changed. Some are rising up the Eagles’ board based on strong performances and team need. Others are slipping further down for the exact opposite reasons.
Ultimately, game tape is still the most important tool used to base decision on these kids’ futures. That being said, we’ve also gotten a better sense about who the Eagles are interested in by watching who they’ve been talking to, which pro days they’ve been following and what the team needs following their offseason moves.
It’s not a complete portrait by any means, but you can get a sense for who the Eagles like and what they may need simply by following the news. Here’s a rundown of some of the key risers and fallers to watch as we continue barreling toward draft day.