I don't usually write much about the draft. I don't follow college ball, so I generally don't have anything original to say. I could recap scouting notes and combine results, but why would I add myself as a middleman? Waste of time.
But last night I saw something truly unexpected: the Eagles took a 26 year old ex-fireman and ex-hockey player who's only played football for about five years with their #1 pick.
Reasons why I'm not freaking out this morning:
Yes, I know the Eagles still need a CB opposite Asante Samuel. Yes, I know Jimmy Smith was still on the board when the Eagles picked. You think after the T.O. mess Big Red will ever voluntarily take a hot mess player again? Because I don't. I figure Andy's got a plan that involves Kevin Kolb and a team that needs a QB, like the Raiders or the Cardinals.
In the meantime, I'm looking forward to the presser at 4:00 p.m. today.
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