Philadelphia Eagles Draft Picks 2010: A Closer Look

April 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 75th Annual NFL Draft has come and gone.  When I look at how the Philadelphia Eagles approached, I keep repeating the number thirteen.  If one third of the their draft picks don’t make the final roster, eight rookies is still a lot of young talent. 
The fact that Philly drafted this many players is no surprise to me. With the limitations on free agency this uncapped year, it was important to approach the draft in a ‘pre-1993’ manner (the NFL Draft had 12 rounds before the collective bargaining agreement was in place). 
It’s also no surprise that the Eagles put a huge emphasis on acquiring defensive talent.  With the 2009 draft focused on offense and the way they ended the season in Dallas, coach Andy Reid and GM Howie Roseman had to address this side of the ball.
Looking at the Eagles 13 draft picks, here are my thoughts and predictions on each individual.
Brandon Graham-DE/OLB ( Michigan ), 1st Round ...

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