The NFL Draft will be held in Philadelphia for the first time since 1961. Had the Colts won the toss, the Vikings would have owned the 46th pick, but are now scheduled to pick 48th instead. The Eagles received the Vikings’ first-round pick in this year’s draft when they traded Bradford to Minnesota. Had they lost the coin flip, they would be selecting 46th. The NFL even hyped up the pick a bit, moving the coin flip back a half hour in order to get fans to come watch it. Kristian: Eagles & Titans have Ammo for Cooks
However, the emphasis in recent days according to multiple reports is the Eagles’ pursuit of Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks . Free agency begins Thursday, the draft isn’t until the end of April, and both events could alter Cooks’ value to other teams. The Eagles will have the 14th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia. After the coin landed in the Eagles’ favor, executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman raised his arms in jubilation then fist-bumped head coach Doug Pederson. Alshon Jeffery, Bears ‘open to a reunion’
This time it’s ESPN’s Josina Anderson reporting on Philadelphia’s interest in the upcoming free agent wide receiver. He also served a four-game suspension for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs. After months of breathless anticipation, we finally know where the Philadelphia Eagles will be selecting in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Or if you’d rather read about it: Dave Spadaro, the world’s number-one Eagles fan/team website reporter, banged out a 764-word story on the coin-flip victory. Just think: This pick could be the next Nelson Agholor! White House demands Congress investigate unsubstantiated claim Obama abused executive powers
And numerous members of Congress from both parties have blasted Trump for making such outrageous claims without evidence. Ben Sasse called the US President’s surveillance claims serious and said the public deserved more information.