The Philadelphia Eagles Rookie Free Agents: An Answer at Cornerback?

April 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

So far, the Eagles have signed eight rookie free agents following the 2010 NFL draft. That brings the roster total to 79. When camp opens they will be restricted to 80 players, but likely will carry a few extra during the OTAs.
Out of the eight free agents there are three receivers, two running backs, a quarterback, a defensive tackle and a promising cornerback. All but two are offensive players.
Blue Cooper from Tennessee-Chattanooga (same alma mater as Terrell Owens) is 6'4" and managed 84 catches in his senior season. Pat Simonds from Colgate is 6'6" and accrued back-to-back thousand yard seasons recording 14 touchdowns in his final year. Kevin Jurovich from San Jose State is the runt of the bunch at 6'0".
The tall receivers are interesting, especially Simonds. But its a crowded bunch fighting for the fourth and fifth receiver position and these guys will have a hard time making this roster.
The Eagles also acquired running back Keith Flemming from West Texas A&a...

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