Draft Debate: Chances Of a First-Round Trade?

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As we count down to Thursday, Tim and Sheil give their takes on how the Eagles will approach the 2014 draft.

In case you missed our previous installments, on Monday, they each gave their three most likely targets for the Birds at No. 22. And yesterday, they debated whether the team will draft a QB.

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Today’s question: What are the odds the Eagles will trade up, stay put or trade back in the first round?
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Tuesday Open Thread: Free Agency Begins

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Free agency officially opens at 4 p.m. today. We’ll keep you up to date with the latest buzz (and there is a lot of it) as we wait for the starting gun.

8:56: According to Jason La Canfora, TJ Ward is drawing “strong interest” from the Eagles and Lions. Ward is largely considered one of the top safety free agents in this class and will likely be paid quite handsomely. Howie Roseman said that if you are going to hand over big money to a player in free agency, “that person has to be a special person on and off the field.” We’ll see if Ward qualifies.

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Open Thread: Free Agency Begins

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The “legal tampering” period of free agency is underway. From noon Saturday through 4 p.m. Tuesday, teams are allowed to negotiate with the representation of pending free agents. No deals can be executed during this time, but this is when many of the contracts get hammered out.

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