Philadelphia Eagles’ Round 1 Big Board After the Combine

February 26, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

College football players across the nation came to the Scouting Combine looking to showcase their skills in a variety of athletic events for both speed and strength. But for the Philadelphia Eagles, you must know that one of the top traits to catch the eye of head coach Chip Kelly was speed. 
Just look at some of the current players on the team's roster, particularly on the offensive side of the ball: LeSean McCoy, DeSean Jackson, Jason Peters, Jason Kelce, Lane Johnson. Each ranks among the best in the NFL at his position in speed.
That's an area Chip Kelly would likely seek to improve via the draft. With that in mind, here are the (updated) top 25 players the Eagles will be looking to draft with their first-round selection. 
1. Calvin Pryor, S, Louisville
One of a number of defensive backs on Philadelphia's radar, Pryor was a top performer at his position in the bench press and ran a 4.58 in the 40-yard dash. If selected, he would becom...

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