Philadelphia Eagles Draft Report: Seventh Round Sleeper Picks

March 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If you didn't think the seventh-round compensatory picks that were award to the Eagles had value, take a gander at these fine prospects that are projected to fall in the very tail of the draft and possibly into free agency.
These players look like the kind of diamond-in-the-rough sleepers that the Eagles could use. If they can get one or two of them to challenge the incumbents and potentially contribute in the years to come, the Eagles score big.
If one of them could be productive in 2010, the Eagles will have some surprises for the NFL.
No. 31 | Deji Karim | RB | Southern Illinois | 5' 10", 209 lbs | 4.4 40-Yard Dash | 
At Karim's pro day he ran a 4.37-second 40-yard dash, leaped 43 vertical inches, and put up 225 pounds 19 times. He graded with top numbers as compared to the class of running backs at this year's Combine.
At Division II Southern Illinois, he rushed for 1,694 yards and 18 touchdowns, while averaging 7.1 yards per carry. Th...

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