Mark My Words: Philadelphia Eagles Will Not Pick Twice in First Round


Published: March 26, 2009


... 28. Mark my words: the Eagles will not be selecting two players in the first round.

While talking to anonymously, several GMs around the NFL have said that during their grading period of this year’s prospects, that only 20 to 22 of them are first-round quality.

The Eagles select 21st overall, so they would be right at the end of the pickings for the first round talent.

That’s not a position that this front office wants to be in.

So what’s the solution?

One of two things will most likely happen. Either the Eagles will package those two picks in order to move up, or they will stay and select the best player on the board at 21,while attempting to trade the 28th pick.

For those who don’t know, the NFL’s draft spots work on a point system, which simply puts a point total to each pick.

NFL Draft Point-Value Chart...

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