Eagles Will Not Draft a Receiver in the First Round

Eagles are in line for another non-sexy pick (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Eagles are in line for another non-sexy pick (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

DeSean Jackson was released by the Eagles on March 28th. Once the angry mob subsided, conventional wisdom dictated that the Eagles will draft a receiver with the 22nd overall pick to replace the 27 year-old Pro Bowler.

The Eagles have a hole at wide receiver—a 1,332 yard hole. Wide receiver is considered the deepest position in a highly rated draft. That hole isn’t going to be filled on Thursday night.

That’s not because Jackson’s production is irreplaceable with a first round pick, but because Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman won’t even try.

Check out the rest of the article on CBSPhilly.com!

Posted on May 6, 2014, in Eagles, Posts, Vince Quinn and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Jim McLaughlin

    Will Robinson from Penn State be there in the second round?

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