And with the #53 Pick in the Arrowhead Pride Community Mock Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles Select...

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                 Pittsburgh RB LeSean McCoy

Chiefsfan717 with the pick...

The Eagles are caught scratching their heads for a third time in the AP draft!!! And no, not for a bad reason, but for the simple reason that 'their' guy was (some way/some how) on the board again! Lesean "Shady" McCoy is yet another steal for the Birds at #53!
 
First of all, let me state that with the recent trade that allowed the Eagles to acquire Jason Peters from the Bills for the 28th pick, the Eagles obviously wouldn't have taken Eben Britton in the first round. In my view they still go with Pettigrew or (possibly Moreno) at #21, and without that second 1st rounder (and no more need on the offensive line), I could see them going defense with their second rounder.
 
But for the sake of our AP mock draft which has the Eagles at #21, #28, and #53, you could not ask for a better first 3 picks in terms of need and value! This is without an A+++ draft for the Eagles! Pettigrew, Britton, and Shady are all very capable of being picked a bit higher than what they were.
 
A quick glimpse to why 'Shady' is the pick here:
 
1. Westbrook will someday have to unlace the cleats! The Eagles find a gem here in the 2nd round as Westbrook's heir apparent. Scout's at Pittsburg's pro-day immediately made comparisons to Shady and Westbrook in the passing game! He is a perfect fit for the west coast system, and he can also pile up carries as he has done at both Bishop McDevitt High School and The University of Pitt.
 
2. It would be realistic to say that chances are the Eagles go with a defensive player with one of their first 3 picks, but this scenario is just too good to be true! There is NOOOO Way they would pass up McCoy if he were to drop to them here (And I really don't think he will). Recent reports say the Eagles like Moreno. With Moreno gone, Shady is the next best thing (in comparing styles), and IMO will be a better pro. This system is perfect for him, especially with his vision and ability to use mammoth offensive lineman (See Jeff Otah). The Eagles line is the heaviest, and now possibly the best in the league.
 
3. Lastly, Shady is going to produce more than your typical 53rd pick. His absence at the combine and weak (measurable) portion of his pro-day had his stock take a huge fall. I'm more of a 'tape-before-measurable' type of guy. And this guy's tape does not lie!!! A beast in both high school and college, Shady's NFL career will be nothing short of the success he's had in his past!

Round 1 is here.

Previous pick: WR Mohamed Massaquoi

Read moreScouting Report (Mocking the Draft)

On the clock: Minnesota Vikings (kcsno56)

Click over for the schedule and current draft results.

Pick Round 2 Selection Date Approval Rating
1(33) Detroit Lions - UCrawford  CB Darius Butler Weds., April 8th 48%
2(34) New England Patriots (From Kansas City) - connerman  DE Robert Ayers Weds., April 8th 67%
3(35) St. Louis Rams - Lanier63  DT Evander Hood Thursday, April 9th 55%
4(36) Cleveland Browns - HIV2Elway  DE Connor Barwin Thursday, April 9th 68%
5(37) Seattle Seahawks - mikvogel  OT William Beatty Friday, April 10th 67%
6(38) Cincinnati Bengals - mistamic  C Max Unger Friday, April 10th 68%
7(39) Jacksonville Jaguars - DThomasReigns  G Duke Robinson Monday, April 13th 72%
8(40) Oakland Raiders - mushin T Phil Loadholt Monday, April 13th 68%
9(41) Green Bay Packers - JasonM  DT Ron Brace Tuesday, April 14th 62%
10(42) Buffalo Bills - ArrowDread DE Michael Johnson Tuesday, April 14th 60%
11(43) San Francisco 49ers - Harry Feltersnatch DE/LB Larry English Weds. April 15th 67%
12(44) Miami Dolphins (From Washington) - shraggyj  WR Kenny Britt Weds. April 15th 69%
13(45) New York Giants (From New Orleans) - ChiefsFan90s  LB Clint Sintim Thursday, April 16th 64%
14(46) Houston Texans - ChiefsDude FS Louis Delmas Thursday, April 16th 37%
15(47) New England Patriots (From San Diego) - connerman DE/OLB Paul Kruger Friday, April 17th 64%
16(48) Denver Broncos (From Texans) - Keyser Sose  RB Donald Brown Friday, April 17th
17(49) Chicago Bears - Holmeslice C Jonathan Luigs Monday, April 20th
18(50) Cleveland Browns (From Tampa Bay) - HIV2Elway  RB Shonn Green Monday, April 20th
19(51) Dallas Cowboys - chiefsfan1384
SS William Moore
Monday, April 20th
20(52) New York Jets - PSUkegreen WR Mohamed Massaquoi Tuesday, April 21st
21(53) Philadelphia Eagles - Chiefsfan717 RB LeSean McCoy
Tuesday, April 21st
22(54) Minnesota Vikings - kcsno56   Tuesday, April 21st
23(55) Atlanta Falcons - RedNose   Weds. April 22nd
24(56) Miami Dolphins - shraggyj   Weds. April 22nd
25(57) Baltimore Ravens - Ben S   Weds. April 22nd
26(58) New England Patriots - connerman   Thursday, April 23rd
27(59) Carolina Panthers - 808NaNz808   Thursday, April 23rd
28(60) New York Giants - ChiefsFan90s   Thursday, April 23rd
29(61) Indianapolis Colts - saskwatch   Friday, April 24th
30(62) Tennessee Titans - Lvl.99   Friday, April 24th
31(63) Arizona Cardinals - THE_TRUTH   Friday, April 24th
32(64) Pittsburgh Steelers - McWhirt33   Friday, April 24th

 

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