Eagles Draft Tracker: Visits And Workouts

Back by popular demand (OK, a couple people e-mailed), here is our 2013 Eagles draft tracker.

Between now and April 25, we’ll keep track of the team’s official draft visits and prospect workouts in this space.

If you’re new here, a couple reminders.

First of all, teams meet with a lot of prospects this time of year. The Eagles won’t end up drafting everyone on this list, but in most cases, it indicates some level of interest.

It’s also worth noting that not all pre-draft meetings are created equal. NFL teams are allowed to host 30 prospects on “official visits” to the team facility. Those players are in bold below.

There are no such rules when it comes to working out prospects on their own campuses. The Eagles can do as much of that as they want.

As always, this list is a work-in-progress, so if I missed anybody, feel free to e-mail me at skapadia@phillymag.com.

And hat tip to Tommy Lawlor, who has been doing a good job of rounding a bunch of these up.

Projected Round
Geno Smith, QB, WVU6-2218Official Visit1stAlbert Breer
EJ Manuel, QB, FSU6-5237Private Workout1st/2ndBirds 24/7
Matt Scott, QB, ARI6-2213Official Visit5thAz. Daily Star
Zac Dysert, QB, MIA (OH)6-3231Private Workout4thThe Miami Student
Ryan Griffin, QB, Tulane6-5216Private Workout7thNOLA.com
Tyler Bray, QB, Tenn.6-6232Official Visit5thSI.com
Tank Carradine, DE, FSU6-4276Official Visit2ndAdam Caplan
Sharrif Floyd, DL, FLA6-3297Official Visit1stBirds 24/7
Star Lotulelei, DL, Utah6-2311Official Visit1stSalt Lake Tribune
Quinton Dial, DL, ALA6-5318Official Visit7thAdam Caplan
Kwame Geathers, DL, UGA6-5344Private Workout5thAaron Wilson
Joe Kruger, DL, UTAH6-6269Official Visit7thAaron Wilson
Darius Slay, CB, Miss. St.6-0192Official Visit2ndAdam Caplan
Sanders Commings, CB, UGA6-0216Private Workout4thTony Pauline
Brandon McGee, CB, MIA5-11193Private Workout4thCollege2Pro.com
Phillip Thomas, S, Fresno St.6-0208Private Workout3rdRivals
Josh Hill, S, Cal5-10203Private Workout7thTony Pauline
Dion Jordan, OLB, Oregon6-6248Official Visit1stIan Rapoport
Jarvis Jones, OLB, UGA6-2245Private Workout1stCBSSports.com
Quanterus Smith, OLB, WKY6-5250Official Visit3rdNFL.com
Alec Ogletree, LB, UGA6-2242Unclear1stAJC.com
Mike Catapano, OLB, Princeton6-3271Private Workout5thNFL.com
Luke Joeckel, OL, Texas A&M6-6306Official Visit1stAlbert Breer
Eric Fisher, OL, CMU6-7306Private Workout1stBirds 24/7
Lane Johnson, OL, Okla.6-6303Official Visit1stLane Johnson
Justin Pugh, OL, SYR6-4307Private Workout2ndNFL Draft Insider
Dallas Thomas, OL, Tenn.6-5300Official Visit3rdAdam Caplan
Khaled Holmes, OL, USC6-3302Private Workout4thCBSSports.com
Patrick Ford, OL, E. KEN6-6316Private WorkoutUDFAAaron Wilson
Travis Kelce, TE, CIN6-5255Official Visit3rdGeoff Mosher
Zach Ertz, TE, Stanford6-5249Private Workout2ndAdam Caplan
Gavin Escobar, TE, SDSU6-6254Official Visit3rdTony Pauline
Vance McDonald, TE, Rice6-4267Private Workout2ndAdam Caplan
Chris Gragg, TE, ARK6-3244Private Workout5thTony Pauline
Demetrius Harris, TE, UW-MIL6-5237Private Workout7thAaron Wilson
Robert Woods, WR, USC6-0201Official Visit2ndPFT
Marcus Lattimore, RB, SC5-11221Official Visit5thBirds 24/7
Spencer Ware, RB, LSU5-10228Official Visit4thAaron Wilson
Knile Davis, RB, ARK5-10227Private Workout5thTony Pauline

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  • BlindChow

    Do the Eagles typically use all thirty of their “official visit” slots?

    • CJ

      there’s no harm in doing so, it’s almost foolish not to. And some years they even go over: local products w/in a certain mileage don’t count against the 30.

  • takeo

    As far as I can remember they very rarely selected players whom they made pay a visit in Philly under Reid regimen

    • simply not true, 2011 the eagles visited with or worked out the following players that they drafted, Jaiquawn Jarret, Curtis Marsh, Casey Matthews, Jason Kelce, Brian Rolle and in 2012 Draft/RFA Fletcher Cox, Vinny Curry Nick Foles, Dennis Kelly, Damaris Johnson, Phillip Thomas.

      • Luke Ivan

        hit him with that knowledge

  • Brent E. Sulecki

    If the team signs Butler i could definitely see a heavy offensive draft with exception to maybe one or two picks. 7 offensive guys 2 defensive. or at least 6 and than 3.

    • CJ

      even w/ Butler this team still needs an NT for the vet to mentor, another 3-4 DE, and arguably a Safety and/or CB.

      • UKEagle99

        Definitely a CB. Far far too many question marks over the current crop.

  • The lack of adding in free agency play makers on defense is a concern to me. I am not seeing in the draft play makers who interest the Eagles at this point. We need more than role players.

    • FMWarner

      You’d like to see more playmakers, but who? Goldson went for way too much money because he was off the board immediately.

    • UKEagle99

      I’d settle for a cohesive unit that put it on the line for each other and don’t stand and point when things don’t go to plan. Save the pointing for the meeting room…

  • GokhanEagle

    Let me give you a lessor known name that the Eagles have showed alot of interest in this offseason. This kid is a diamond in the rough…Big Hitter who can play both safety positions(hitting and looks have been compared to laron landry, but he is much better in coverage, accumulating 9ints the past two season. He is a D2 star from Cal(PA), Mr. Rontez Miles. Keep his name in mind, he might become an eagle..

    another safety prospect I believe in but dont know if Eagles have shown any interest is Dexter McCoil, 6’4 Big HItting safety out of Tulsa…He is my number 1 target for the 7th round…I also believe in 6’4 safety cooper Taylor. I would take both 6′;4 Sageties in the 7th and hope 1 can become a stud! I really really believe Dexter McCoil will be the next richard Sherm…hope the eagles believe it too!

  • grump

    I like that the brought in RGI

  • TheKingCray

    What about Sheldon Richardson? My goal is to trade the 4th pick to the Dolphins for the 12th and (I believe) 42nd pick and draft Star Lotulelei or Sheldon Richardson (if Star is gone) with 12th and Kyle Long with 42nd.

  • brza

    According to this link LSU RB Spencer Ware has also visited the Eagles:

  • mgrisez

    Can we get one of these going for 2014 Draft?