Draft Daily: Eagles Host Montana OLB Tripp

NFL: Combine

Welcome to a new feature here on Birds 24/7: Eagles Draft Daily. From now until May 8, we’ll give you some kind of draft-related post every weekday until the first round kicks off with the Houston Texans on the clock.

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As the B247 loyalists know, we're keeping track of all the Eagles' pre-draft visits over here.

Some wonder if that is a pointless activity. What's the significance of the visits anyway? Some perspective from former Eagles scout John Middlekauff:

Teams cannot work these prospects out at their facilities. Instead, they conduct interviews, get necessary medical updates and continue to build up background information.

Just because a prospect visits doesn't mean he is high on the team's draft board. But more often than not - for the Eagles at least - it means they want additional information. They might have character/personality questions, injury questions, etc.

The draft is unpredictable. Even high-ranking NFL officials don't know how it's going to play out because there are so many wild cards. Plus, the Eagles might find themselves with the opportunity to acquire one of the 2014 draftees next year or later down the road if things don't work out with the player's original team.

Bottom line: It's another way to gather information before making a potential investment.

And that brings us to today's prospect to know: Montana LB Jordan Tripp. Tripp is in town to visit the Eagles today, according to Gil Brandt of NFL.com.

At 6-3, 234 pounds, he would be an inside linebacker in the Eagles' 3-4 scheme. As you can see by the graph below, Tripp is an excellent athlete:

In a recent interview with FoxSports.com, Tripp mentioned a key word that Chip Kelly and his staff love.

"I don’t want to sound arrogant, but I believe that I’m the most versatile linebacker in this draft," Tripp said. "I believe I can run and cover better than any linebacker in this draft."

The Eagles currently have DeMeco Ryans and Mychal Kendricks at the inside linebacker spots. But Ryans played a lot of snaps last year, and the team is looking for some depth. Tripp, specifically, would be intriguing as a sub-package player, someone with coverage chops who could come in on obvious passing downs, while also contributing on special teams.

From Daniel Jeremiah of NFL.com:

And via Greg Gabriel of the National Football Post:

He is very good in coverage, has the athleticism and change of direction to play man, and has the awareness to be effective in zone. He transitions very well for a linebacker and has very good hands.

While not used a lot to blitz, he is effective and will come hard. He needs to learn some redirect moves and use his hands better.

As you might imagine, Montana wasn't on TV a ton last year. But below is a DraftBreakdown.com cut-up of Tripp against Coastal Carolina:

In terms of LB depth behind Ryans and Kendricks, the Eagles have Najee Goode, Emmanuel Acho, Jake Knott and Jason Phillips.

Knott will miss the season's first four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Acho didn't make the team out of camp last year, but was eventually brought back. Phillips was a free-agent signing who missed the season with an ACL injury. And Kelly spoke highly of Goode at the owners meetings.

The guess here is that the Eagles will almost definitely add to that group in the draft. Given his versatility and athleticism, Tripp could be an option in the mid-to-late rounds.

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  • Token

    Man, im really looking forward to Flyers playoffs. Im burnt the hell out on Eagles draft and offseason stuff. I dont know how the hell people on here to 25 mock drafts a day.

    • Rob Jarratt

      Totally with you, Token. But I put this all in perspective. With only six picks…hopefully, more on draft day, can’t fall in love with every visitor to the Philly, but it does narrow the field somewhat.

      The games still have to be played. Go Flyers!

  • GEAGLE

    BREAKING NEWS!!!! A source’s Source told me that Desean Jackson stubbed his big toe practicing TD celebrations on Sunday

    • Joe from Easton

      Also in BREAKING NEWS!!! – Eagles host Terry Tate; office linebacker.

  • GEAGLE

    Why wasn’t Casey Mathew listed? Was he a free agent? When I do the draft game, I add so many athletic LBs that Casey Mathews wouldn’t be athletic enough to carry their water bottles…The Rich Colton special!

    • Richard Colton

      all kidding aside – I’d love to walk away from this draft with C.Jones or Telvin Smith AND KVN AND a premier edge rusher. Team can certainly use three LB upgrades.

  • Will

    Round 1 Pick 22: Allen Robinson, WR, Penn State (B)
    Round 1 Pick 25 (S.D.): Kyle Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech (B+)
    Round 1 Pick 28 (CAR): Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Florida State (C-)
    Round 2 Pick 22: Jeremiah Attaochu, OLB, Georgia Tech (B+)
    Round 3 Pick 22: Devonta Freeman, RB, Florida State (B)
    Round 4 Pick 22: Craig Loston, SS, LSU (A)
    Round 5 Pick 27 (N.O.): Justin Ellis, DT, Louisiana Tech (A)
    Round 6 Pick 26 (N.O.): Brandon Coleman, WR, Rutgers (A)
    Round 7 Pick 22: Cairo Santos, K, Tulane (B-)

    • EaglesFanInPhx

      You should really stop doing all the ridiculous 3 1st round pick thing.. no way it’s happening, at least be realistic if you’re going to waste your time doing 1000 mocks.

      • Will

        Your Picks:

        Round 2 Pick 19 (CHI): Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Florida State (A)
        Round 2 Pick 21 (G.B.): Deone Bucannon, SS, Washington State (A-)
        Round 2 Pick 22: Jeremiah Attaochu, OLB, Georgia Tech (B+)
        Round 3 Pick 22: Daniel McCullers, DT, Tennessee (B)
        Round 4 Pick 24 (K.C.): Antone Exum, CB, Virginia Tech (A)
        Round 5 Pick 22: Brandon Coleman, WR, Rutgers (A)
        Round 6 Pick 20 (ARI): Cairo Santos, K, Tulane (D)
        Round 6 Pick 24 (K.C.): John Urschel, OG, Penn State (D+)
        Round 7 Pick 22: De’Anthony Thomas, RB, Oregon (B)

        Okay here’s trading back no picks from next year or beyond…

        • TOm W

          You do realize its pretty freaking annoying to post these like 20 times a day on the board for various reasons including your trades are ridiculous and the the website’s trades are way way way off the nfl trade chart. It basically spamming at this point. You can play the game all you want, just stop posting every draft you do.

          how bout one a day if you feel you must do it every day … and stop w the multiple first round picks please.

          • Guest

            Says one of the most annoying people on this site. Are u trying to challenge affine for biggest douchebag?

          • Will

            okay…

  • oreofestar

    Totally unrelated but if Avant can’t find work do you think we can bring him back, he is visiting the Panthers so I just was thinking

    • Adam G

      Feel like there would be more of a shot as a coach if nobody actually signs him

      • anon

        Yeah vet min is like $1m i think.

    • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

      HellzF#ck NO! Only if the sixers bring back Tyronne Hill. And the Phils resign BobbyAbr……SH%T!

  • oreofestar

    Lol I was talking to someone saying Matthews and ROBinson would be great second round picks and then he was yelling at me calling me stupid saying they are both top 10 picks took me a while to realize he was talking about Jake Mattehws and Greg Robinson and not Jordan Matthews and Allen Robsinon *facepalm*

  • jabostick

    For people who follow college more than I do (which is hardly at all), how does Brandin Cooks compare to Tavon Austin at this time last year? It seems they’re getting the same kind of hype and Austin shot up everyone’s draft board in the weeks leading up

    • oreofestar

      I think Austin rose more than Cooks, partly because the only other true first round wr was Patterson and it was not deep class so he quickly became a hot player I thinks Cooks is better he plays bigger than he is which is still 2 inches on Austin better hands and seems more developed but their ceilings are similar

      • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

        Cooks is scrappy as hell. Not averse to contact at all. Some of the tackles he breaks, and the way he stops on a dime and reverses field is outrageous. If we could land him with Benjamin I’d be willing to trade some future picks to make that happen. Id trade Maclin and our second to the 9ers to get back in the first and make that happen. At this point why even consider signing him. Not with the talent that’ll be there in FA next year.

        I’m ready to trade mad veterans for picks this season, sixers style, and let Chip build the team he wants. Cole, Ryans, Herremans,Celek, Maclin, Barkley all GONE if I had my choice. Combine them with existing 2014 picks and find a way to get another 2nd and another 3rd, and build this team. Get Cooks, Benjamin, Sef-Jenkins,Atta-boy, McCullers, Tuitt, Bucannon, and one of either Bibbs, Archer, or, Dat. Oh, plus Brandon “Plaxico on Roids” Coleman, can’t forget him.

        One year learning curve in 2014, then BOOM. Back to reclaim the division in 2015. Super Bowl Champs 2016,17,18. 2019 Chip leaves to take the SeeCoast to UConn, Duce takes over HC reins. 2020 down year. 2021 4th SB Title. Official Dynasty status. Shady Retires NFL ALL-TIME leading Rusher…..ALARM GOES OFF! I wake, still 2014, realize it was all a dream, but the Sanchez part really happened:(…….. <BigAss Knowshon tears

        • juaniflaco

          well, all I can say it is a good thing that there are actually professionals running the team.

          • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

            Boo you. It could happen!

        • mksp

          I’m not sure whats worse, the strategy, or the players you want to draft after unloading all our veterans. ASJ? McCullers? Benjamin? Brandon Coleman? Yeesh.

          • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

            We all have opinions. I assume if yours where superior, you wouldn’t be wasting them in a chatroom.

  • oreofestar
    • Will

      I don’t see Barr or Evans falling but hey you never know…Philly most likely trades back…

  • Will

    Your Picks:

    Round 1 Pick 22: C.J. Mosley, ILB, Alabama (B+)
    Round 1 Pick 23 (K.C.): Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Florida State (B)
    Round 1 Pick 24 (CINN): Deone Bucannon, SS, Washington State (C+)
    Round 2 Pick 22: Jeremiah Attaochu, OLB, Georgia Tech (B+)
    Round 3 Pick 22: Daniel McCullers, DT, Tennessee (B)
    Round 4 Pick 22: Antone Exum, CB, Virginia Tech (A-)
    Round 5 Pick 22: Russell Bodine, OG, North Carolina (C-)
    Round 7 Pick 22: Dri Archer, WR, Kent State (A)

  • EaglefaninAZ

    He certainly does sound like a “Kelly guy”. Btw, I LOVE the spider graphs. Really helps make sense of multiple parameters.

  • cliff henny

    wish I could find Casey Mathews spider graph, it damn near looks the same as if you or I were at combine.

    • JosephR2225
      • cliff henny

        tried, my computer wont open it…is the sorriest POS you ever want to see for a 3rd, or whatever he was. found it on philly.com

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        • honest_T

          But that chart doesn’t have a “high motor” or “dad played” line, which is what allows a player to overcome physical deficiencies. Or at least for GMs/coaches to rationalize the bias in their decision making.

          • Joe L

            Yea, “bloodlines” needs to be on there. 99th percentiiiiiile

        • NickS1

          Please tell me this is real.

          • cliff henny

            100%

          • Richard Colton

            I don’t see “high motor” or “is a gamer” anywhere on that spider chart. probably an oversight.

          • NickS1

            Andy Reid has his own 6-point web, the first three points of which only Andy can define: Fastball, Motor, Gamer. The next two are rated inversely: Size, positional rank. Lastly, Prior Careers – Andy hopes you had a lot of these, and some tough ones at that. A fireman, for instance…

          • cliff henny

            Reid 6-point web is 2nd only to Damone’s 5 point plan

          • NickS1

            I don’t even know what to make of this. Mind. Blown.

        • kyle wilson

          Well, if you think thats funny….I got another one. After seeing him play….the team that drafted him, continue to keep him on the team. And when questioned, justified it by talking about his special teams contributions and versatility.

          Yet, some will argue that personnel decisions are always, “purely football.” Sure…..

  • Will

    Your Picks:

    Round 2 Pick 4 (OAK): Allen Robinson, WR, Penn State (A-)
    Round 2 Pick 24 (S.F.): Deone Bucannon, SS, Washington State (A-)
    Round 3 Pick 3 (OAK): Marcus Smith, DE, Louisville (A-)
    Round 3 Pick 22: Daniel McCullers, DT, Tennessee (B)
    Round 4 Pick 22: Anthony Steen, OG, Alabama (B)
    Round 5 Pick 22: Chris Boswell, K, Rice (B)
    Round 6 Pick 18 (BALT): Ross Cockrell, CB, Duke (A)
    Round 7 Pick 22: Dri Archer, WR, Kent State (A)

    This draft couldn’t get good trade backs…lost out Kevin Benjamin and Jeremiah Attoucho…

    • anon

      No offense, but can you slow down on these just a little bit? It’s like trying to guess the NCAA tourney.

      • Will

        k…just bored…with 33 days till draft…

        • cliff henny

          one more, all wrs, tes and rbs, maximize tradedowns, and for johnny geagle, last pick can be a linebacker or something

          • Andy124

            But only if he can play TE in a pinch.

          • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

            VERSATILITY

    • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

      That might be the most realistic one yet.

  • igglesfaninportland

    I like Jordan thought he would haveen a good late round pick. Guess he might be gone before round 5. How come no one is mocking DT for a first round. Logan’s good but looking at the “deep” draft, NTs are few while other positions are flush. I can see the birds going NT 1st then picking up the depth in the draft

    • Will

      Daniel McCullers, DT, Tennessee is someone I hope is on the birds radar…

      • igglesfaninportland

        Big plugger. I like it. I still could see birds going 1st round if they like nix or hageman. I still think offense is better with addition of Maclin & Sproles, subtraction of Jackson. I would like one of the recievers. maybe moncrief is around in rnd 2. Also Christian Jones deserves some love OLB/ILB versatility is the word of the month.

        • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

          Some talk of Hageman moving to a 5tech end. I like him as a NT but not sure they would bump Logan for him. Now Ced Thornton on a one year deal could be a candidate for replacement in their minds…….

      • cliff henny

        does this guy have a bad rep for being lazy or personal issues?

        • Will

          No good motor saw him run down field 25 yds to tackle a QB who slipped out of the pocket…High Character from what I’ve read…

          • NickS1

            Just a good motor, Will? If it’s better than you state, we need to watch out for KC drafting him.

    • Joe L

      I wouldn’t be upset if they wound up with Louis Nix.

      • oreofestar

        i WOULD :p

        • Joe L

          Why?

  • hillbillybirdsfan

    I finally decided to try one of these…and it ate my whole morning alive!

    Your Picks:
    Round 1 Pick 26 (CLE): Calvin Pryor, FS, Louisville (A)
    Round 2 Pick 22: Donte Moncrief, WR, Ole Miss (B+)
    Round 3 Pick 22: Stanley Jean-Baptiste, CB, Nebraska (A)
    Round 4 Pick 6 (CLE): Cyril Richardson, OG, Baylor (B-)
    Round 4 Pick 22: Adrian Hubbard, OLB, Alabama (A-)
    Round 6 Pick 1 (HOU): Brandon Coleman, WR, Rutgers (A)
    Round 6 Pick 16 (PITT): Deandre Coleman, DT, California (B)
    Round 6 Pick 24 (K.C.): Brett Smith, QB, Wyoming (B)

    • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

      I can dig it. I read that Hubbard kid is sort of a dooshbag tho. They say he thinks he’s much better than he actually is.

      • Joe L

        Physical freak, not a football player though.

      • cliff henny

        he is terrible!

  • cliff henny

    if I was drafting…

    .

    Your Picks:
    Round 1 Pick 23 (K.C.): Odell Beckham, WR, LSU (A)
    Round 3 Pick 4 (ATL): Donte Moncrief, WR, Ole Miss (C+)
    Round 4 Pick 2 (WASH): Jerick McKinnon, RB, Georgia Southern (D)
    Round 4 Pick 10 (STL): Cody Latimer, WR, Indiana (F)
    Round 4 Pick 22: Brandon Coleman, WR, Rutgers (D)
    Round 5 Pick 3 (T.B.): De’Anthony Thomas, RB, Oregon (F)
    Round 5 Pick 5 (CLE): Colt Lyerla, TE, Oregon (D)
    Round 5 Pick 22: Cody Hoffman, WR, Brigham Young (F)
    Round 6 Pick 2 (WASH): Jeff Janis, WR, Saginaw Valley (D+)
    Round 6 Pick 12 (STL): Dri Archer, WR, Kent State (C)
    Round 6 Pick 24 (K.C.): L’Damian Washington, WR, Missouri (E)
    Round 7 Pick 22: Boseko Lokombo, OLB, Oregon (D)

    • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

      Eagles 74 Opponent 58

      • cliff henny

        Foles has off day, 38/55 475 and 8tds

        • NickS1

          Good thing you left out the OL. When Chip has his way it’s going to be 2RB, 5WR, and 3TE. 74 might just be an average day at the office.

          • cliff henny

            Kelce, Foles and 9 WRs, just have to figure out which is eligible receivers.

          • http://www.corcommunity.com/ theycallmerob

            Peters and LJ, for sure

          • UKEagle99

            Haven’t you heard? He’s revolutionising the NFL. We wont have LT, LG, C, RG, RT in a year or two, it will be TE, TE, snapping TE, TE, TE. Just need to figure out how we declare one as eligible and keep the TE in to block. Easy.

          • http://www.corcommunity.com/ theycallmerob

            oh yea? then why did Kelce get a big extension, smartypants?

          • UKEagle99

            Err, He’s your starting strong safety!

    • JosephR2225

      Not bad, but needs more pass catchers.

      • cliff henny

        need more TEs, do want a 5 TE set

      • Joe L

        NEEDZ MOAR OREGON

        • cliff henny

          the Bozo guy was just a token defensive pick, to make Johnny Geagle happy

          • UKEagle99

            It may have pleased Geagle but CK is crying in a smoothie somewhere right now.

    • GEAGLE

      Atleast u gave me Moncreif, lyetla, Janis, l’damien and biseko

      • cliff henny

        yeah, C+,D,D+,E(what is that? worse than F) and D…so if this was college, i’d fail out.

    • UKEagle99

      Complete waste of the 7th rounder, could have used a TE there as you only picked up the one.

      • cliff henny

        yeah, but I cornered the Tazr slot hybrid rb/wr w/ McK, Dat and Dri. draft all 3, let them fight it out in camp.
        .
        also, my little know failed WRs get turned into ball-hawking safeties theory.

  • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

    In case anyone (no one) was curious, I tallied up the comments from all 3 JohannGeagles emails accounts I suppose, and came to the grand total of 5,505 comments. This making him the three Birds 24/7 all time comment leader.

    For some perspective…. There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Dived by those 5,505 comments, Johan Geagle has spent the equivalent of 4 straight days posting on B247. ( assuming each comment took a minute to type which is fair cuz you know some of them sh%ts are mini novellas.)

    I picture him on a back porch in Port Richmond, with a pack L&M menthol, and a half gallon of Artic Chill. Tabbing back and forth between this site and his Twitter where he’s petitioning Atta-Boy to have his people call Chips people and schedule a pre draft workout….. All in a day’s work

    • http://www.corcommunity.com/ theycallmerob

      so you spend all morning tallying up how much someone else wastes time, eh? nicely done

      • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

        Took about 30 seconds actually. And your just mad because you got bumped down because. Obviously I spend as much time here as anyone, heh Bobby?

        • http://www.corcommunity.com/ theycallmerob

          yea, I’m fuming.

          also, *you’re.

          • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

            Now I’m mad. Nothing more infuriating in an internet squabble then the “you’re” guy. GRRRRRRR!

          • Warhound

            Hahaha……

        • http://www.corcommunity.com/ theycallmerob

          so

          • http://www.corcommunity.com/ theycallmerob

            mad

          • http://www.corcommunity.com/ theycallmerob

            i’m doing this

          • http://www.corcommunity.com/ theycallmerob

            to catch up

    • Andy124

      And you spent the time figuring that out. And I’ve got more posts than that. So what?

      • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

        30 seconds chief. Its just addition not quantum physics.

  • peteike

    I like Christian Jones highlights better. Although I think hes slated to be drafted higher

  • Uncle Wonder

  • Uncle Wonder

    Trade out of RD1!

  • GEAGLE

    Kelvin Benjamin is visiting Eagles today and Yous are ‘tripping”? Lol JK

  • Token

    Sorry, I cant help myself.

    DeSean didnt show up for the start of OTAs today in Washington. And then Instagrams pics of him on a private island saying “#MYLYFE PRIVATE VILLA”.

    You cant make this stuff up.

    • Uncle Wonder

      Hey…he just came out of a stressful situation. Hes trynna get his head right, lol

    • http://www.corcommunity.com/ theycallmerob

      just a laid bacc kind of guy. He’ll dominate in camp, buccing the trend of Snyder signings.
      If we have any lucc, he’ll retire early to rap full-time once the new album goes platinum. And lolskins will continue to succ

      • Andy124

        Ha! You’re craccing me up!

      • Andy124

        Can’t believe we cut him and kept Riley. We now have hard evidence that he’s racist after all. His jersey number. Can’t believe we didn’t see it before. 14 = 3+11. K is the 11th letter in the alphabet. It’s so obvious now!

        • NickS1

          Maybe he’s just a big 311 fan.

        • GEAGLE

          Can’t believe that idiot wrote an article about Chip Kelly not being racists..like are you kidding me? Dude is that much of a Chip groupie that he gave credence to a few ignorant idiots saying Chip was racismt and wrote an entire article defending Chip lol

          • Andy124

            Totally see where you’re coming from, but if you’re talking about the ESPN article, I thought it was really good. There’re a lot of stupid people out there and sometimes their concerns need to be addressed as well.

      • A1sawz

        What the fucc?!? The skins should’ve moved their ota to jaccpot island

    • DetmerWonAHeisman

      Don’t worry, he’s expected back “some time next week”. lol.

    • Andy124

      I think we’re all missing the point here…. What will DJ’s logo look like? I could see them using the left side of the D and the right side of the J to double as 1′s, so you end up with an overlapping DJ and 11.

      • NickS1

        Can you please create it in Paint and share it with us?

        • Andy124

          I’ll bet Blind Chow could knocc it out of the park.

          • Andy124

            This is acting really weird. I didn’t think anything uploaded. Now there’s three. I tried to delete, but nothing is showing up to delete. Oh well. As you can see, I’m not very artsy.

          • NickS1

            I love the 4th grade caligraphy. It’s just what I imagined.

          • Andy124

            Yeah, I’m a student of the J. Kempski Institute of Art.

      • Maggie

        If I may suggest an alternative? Lol. The “1s” look an awful lot like “7s”. I’m not very artsy either. Also occurred to me that the “d” might be taken for a musical note, but, naah, there is no music in rap.

    • cliff henny

      can Snyder put a ‘stop payment’ on the signing bonus check?

      • NickS1

        It was already cashed. Literally. He walked out of the bank with $5mil in cash. And is likely down to $600k.

        • cliff henny

          • NickS1

        • Maggie

          There’s a good chance the IRS waylaid him, right beside his agent, so I can believe it.

      • http://www.corcommunity.com/ theycallmerob

        *checc

    • JosephR2225

      Did he say when he was coming bacc?

  • Will

    My Top 3 realistic picks Kevin Benjamin, Deone Bucannon, and Jeremiah Attaochu…

    • cliff henny

      unless it’s a First-pick.com mock draft, I cant believe you

      • Will

        lol…

  • reb

    So, uh, nobody going to discuss Tripp on this thread? Not impressed based on that highlight posted in the article: pushed out of plays by lineman, wasn’t tackling well. Hmmm, maybe that’s why nobody is discussing him.

    • oreofestar

      I mean he is a decent mid round selection but that would be 4th round and a LB should be taken before then he is not bad or as nything there are just more interesting prospects like M.Smth. T.Smith, Murphy, Kirksey, Attaochu, Jone

      • HowieGambleChipsAllDay

        Isn’t that the scary part? Fans are looking at these kids with all kinds of physical gifts, and skills that jump out at you, and the FO has their sights on guys that fit some niche in their scheme. I’d err on the side of drafting the most talented kids and finding ways for them to excell. Seems like we’re always drafting special teamers and trying to coach em up. That or the kid who broke NCAA records playing in some irrelevant conference against irrelevant competition.