PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Eagles went with an elite move rusher within the first spherical of the draft final night time, taking College of Tennessee defensive finish Derek Barnett with the 14th general decide. Barnett completed his profession as a Volunteer with 33 sacks, breaking Reggie White’s program mark.
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Ray Didinger puffed up Barnett for weeks, and hoped he would fall to the Eagles at 14 general.
KYW’s Matt Leon spoke with Ray Didinger of Comcast Sportsnet and Sportsradio ninety four WIP concerning the number of Derek Barnett and what to search for tonight in rounds two and three.
Tonight the draft continues with rounds two and three. The Eagles have one decide in every spherical. They’ll decide eleventh within the second spherical (decide forty three general) they usually have the thirty fifth choice within the third spherical (decide ninety nine general).
So far as positions of want the Eagles might tackle tonight, cornerback and operating again are proper on the prime of the listing.
“I’ve acquired second guys nonetheless on my board with second spherical guys,” Didinger stated. “I might anticipate the Eagles to get a type of guys after which perhaps within the third spherical go in search of that operating again.”