Eagles Make All the Right Moves in 2009 Draft

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Published: April 27, 2009


... straight days of Mel Kiper and the rest of ESPN’s NFL crew hosting the NFL Draft.

Thirty-two teams selecting players in hope that they will lead their team to the promised land in the near future.

Last weekend’s draft left fans full of surprises.

Former Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford cashed in with the first overall pick ($41.7 million in guaranteed money) in hopes of helping the Detroit Lions turn around a disastrous season as they became the first team in history to go 0-16.

Mark Sanchez ended up replacing Brett Favre in New York after the Jets traded up to acquire the former Southern California quarterback with the fifth overall pick.

Everybody was interested to see what moves the Philadelphia Eagles would make in the upcoming draft.

After the Arizona Cardinals lowered their trade demands for wide receiver Anquan Boldin, the Eagles were one of several teams expressing interest in a possible trade.  The acquisition...

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