Philadelphia Eagles’ 2011 Draft Looking Historically Awful

September 4, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's safe to say the 2011 draft marked the beginning of the end for Andy Reid. The Philadelphia Eagles' head coach whiffed badly on his first three picks, capping off one of the worst drafts in the franchise's history.
First-round guard Danny Watkins was released in the final round of cuts this preseason, ending his tenure in Philly after just two disappointing seasons. Watkins was benched as a rookie and again in year two, never grasping the intricacies of the right guard position. He was ineffective as a blocker and played with the passion of a player who didn't care for the game of football.
Second-round safety Jaiquawn Jarrett was remarkably released after just one full campaign with the club. That year, he was thrust into a starting role due to a lack of talent at the safety position. Jarrett rated as one of the worst safeties in the NFL, per Pro Football Focus.
He recorded 16 tackles and missed three. He played the entire season without an interception, surrenderin...

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