Philadelphia wasted little time to fill the void of tight end Brent Celek, whom the Eagles released on March 13.
The ambiguity is especially challenging for defensive players, who know they might wind up falling if other teams make aggressive moves to draft quarterbacks.
Derwin James, the versatile safety from Florida State, said he’s been joking with fellow prospects since they arrived in the Dallas area earlier this week, trying to predict where everyone will end up. James has no idea if one of his scenarios — with USC quarterback Sam Darnold going No. 1 to Cleveland followed by N.C. State defensive end Bradley Chubb to the Giants — could come true. Other players have answered back to James, foreseeing him with the Buccaneers, who currently own the No. 7 pick.
We don’t even know No. 1. Anything can happen, James said.
It was a cool moment. It gets cooler.
Shortly after hanging up the phone, Goedert, a tight end from South Dakota State, was officially announced as the Eagles pick on the television broadcast by ex-Eagles kicker David Akers, who was on stage at the draft in Arlington, Texas. Quickly, Goedert received a few text messages. It might have been from a 701 area code, from Bismarck, N.D.
Carson Wentz nearly won the NFL MVP award last seson. He’s a XX-year old star in the midst of a long Cheap Hockey Jerseys Canada recovery process to heal his injured knee in time for the start of the season in September. He has things to do.
He took the time to send those text messages Cheap Football Jerseys Xxl to Goedert anyway. He sent out a supportive tweet, too.
Unless they trade back to acquire more picks.