NFL Draft 2010: Could Philadelphia Eagles Trade Out of First Round Yet Again?

March 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I've already said I believe the Eagles will select the best defensive end on the board, but what if there isn't a defensive end available?

Would the Eagles simply take the best player on the board, or could they trade out of the first round for the third time in four years? Many of the draft analysts believe this is one of the deepest drafts in a long time, so could the Eagles be tempted to move down, get more picks, and potentially get more quality players who could fill a need, rather than just standing pat?

While I think it's definitely a possibility, I believe it's a long-shot, even with Andy Reid's willingness to trade down. For the Birds to trade down, they would have to honestly feel like there's not a player on the board worthy of the 24th pick and, with the draft being so deep, that's unlikely.

It is, however, possible that Sergio Kindle, Sean Weatherspoon, Earl Thomas, Taylor Mays, and all of the big defensive ends could be off the board. If that's ...

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