Philadelphia Eagles Draft Picks 2010: Bolsters Front Seven, Backfield Ignored

April 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A few hours ago, I was ready to rip Howie Roseman for an inept draft strategy. Then I decided to wait, think and analyze the draft on the whole.
The first bit of credit needs to go to the organization for consistently owning a tremendous bundle of draft picks. But such draft flexibility does not excuse the squandering of an opportunity.
There are a myriad of vantage points when inspecting the draft. I am just going to break-it-down pick-by-pick for all thirteen picks with subtext about the projected positioning (ugh).
1. Brandon Graham from Michigan is a great football player. I will never claim that this was anything less than a fantastic acquisition, but the price paid to bring this beast to Philadelphia was quite costly (24th overall and both third-round picks).
Critics can call him undersized, but Trent Cole and Brandon Graham smell like an even better version of Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis. If you want to compare them to a similar tandem--there is the...

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