Andy Reid Leaves Philadelphia Eagles Fans Confused on Draft Day

April 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Andy Reid’s offensive game plan is predictable.
His draft-day strategy? Not so much.
During 11 seasons as the head coach, it is impossible to figure out what Reid is going to do based on past draft-day performances.
Here’s his track record with the round number listed first and the overall pick listed second in parentheses:
1999 (1,2): QB, Donovan McNabb
2000 (1,6): DT, Corey Simon
2001 (1,25): WR, Freddie Mitchell
2002 (1,26): CB, Lito Sheppard
2003 (1,15): DE Jerome McDougle
2004 (1,16); OT, Shawn Andrews
2005 (1,31): DT, Mike Patterson
2006 (1,14): DT, Broderick Bunkley
2007 (2,36): QB, Kevin Kolb
2008 (2,47): DT, Trevor Laws
2009 (1,19):WR, Jeremy Maclin
It’s not a bad track record at all, but you walk away with few answers and one major question. The only answers we have are these:
Reid does not have a track record for our current needs
The Eagles need defensive help in the worst...

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