2010 NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles Should Target Secondary in Second Round

April 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Brandon Graham was the man in the first round, but what do Andy Reid and company do with two picks (37 and 55) in the second round?

There are a lot of good players left, which is what we all expected in such a deep class, and the Eagles should have their pick of the litter with the fifth pick in the second round. And now that they addressed their need for a defensive end, it's likely they target a cornerback or safety next.

Guys like Chris Cook (6'2", 212), Perrish Cox (5'11", 195), and Brandon Ghee (5'11", 192) are the best cornerbacks available, with Cook appearing to have the biggest upside of the trio. Cox and Ghee are probably more capable of coming in and playing immediately, but Cook's size makes him a more-than-intriguing prospect.

At safety, Nate Allen (6'1", 207) and Taylor Mays (6'3", 230) are clearly the best guys available. Allen is probably more what the Eagles are looking for, but it could be difficult for them to pass on the potential and phy...

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