Open Thread: NFL Draft, Day 2

NCAA Football: Compass Bowl-Vanderbilt vs Houston

Day One was so fun, we figured we’d do this again.

Here are the Eagles’ picks tonight:


Round 2 (54)
Round 3 (83)
Round 3 (86)

We'll drop in with comments all night long. The fun begins at 7 p.m.

10:36: And with the 86th pick in the NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles select...Oregon wide receiver Josh Huff.

10:31: Eagles wheeling and dealing. They shipped the No. 83 pick, which they originally received from the Browns, to Houston for a four (101 overall) and a five (141 overall). The Texans used that pick on DT Louis Nix.

10:02 - Here is an updated list of Eagles targets.

9:06 - Sorry for the absence. We heard from Chip Kelly and Jordan Matthews. Kelly said Matthews is going to play the slot for the Eagles - to start out with, at least. He was impressed with Matthews' ability to beat man coverage and make contested catches. That's what separated him from the other receivers on the board.

Matthews was a fantastic interview. He said he watched film of four Eagles games before taking his official visit to Philadelphia. We're at pick No. 57. Still a ways to go before the Eagles are on the clock again (picks 83 and 86 in the third round).

8:00 - The Eagles have traded their fourth-round pick (No. 122) to move up from No. 54 to 42 and take Vanderbilt WR Jordan Matthews. Here is our profile/video breakdown of Matthews.

7:46 - Marqise Lee is finally off the board to the Jaguars at No. 39. The Lions, meanwhile, moved up to No. 40 and took BYU LB Kyle Van Noy. I thought he could be an Eagles target. Wide receivers to watch for the Eagles: Indiana's Cody Latimer, Vanderbilt's Jordan Matthews and Penn State's Allen Robinson.

7:29 - Wondering why Marqise Lee hasn't gone yet? According to multiple reports, there are red flags on his injured knee.

7:26 - Good news? No wide receivers off the board yet in the second round. Bad news? A couple offensive linemen - UCLA's Xavier Su'a-Filo and Nevada's Joel Bitonio have gone off the board.

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  • Adam

    The Gordon news sucks for Eagles because that means probably one more WR off the board by the time the Birds pick.

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

      Curse of Manziel Begins

      ….although I do agree with you otherwise :(

    • G_WallyHunter

      Ya damn, no Gordon on fantasy next year

    • addicted2mula

      *whipes forehead* that it wasn’t the Browns

  • kellyspringles

    did they do away with the chat format?

  • Richard Colton

    Wish list in round 2
    Su’a Filo
    Matthews
    Van Noy
    A.Rob

    • Warhound

      With you

      • Richard Colton

        forget about Su’a Filo though. Great pick by the Texans. They’ve had a hell of a draft so far. Flawless in my mind. Refuse to reach.

  • NCBiRDMann22

    A ROB
    Botinio…(spelling is bad)
    C.Jones
    Telvin Smith

  • Philly0312

    In ARob I Trust

  • Will

    Lets start the OL and QB run

  • bentheimmigrant

    Oh look… Round 2! Just in time for me to go to bed.

    Stupid time zones.

    • G_WallyHunter

      U across the pond eh?

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

    wow jerrah got fleeced!

    • Richard Colton

      yes he did. shame it was interdivision – Redskins made that trade with a gun and skimask

    • G_WallyHunter

      Lol was pleased to turn on the tv for that

    • Amar

      What did they give up ?

      • guest

        second and a third

  • BrettConnolly

    The Texans pick Su’a-Flio in round 2 after taking Clowney in round 1!! I think that means they’ll both be Eagles in 2018, right?

  • Will

    Maybe the Browns don’t go WR here… crosses fingers

  • Richard Colton

    Zack Martin was a great pick – I knew it couldn’t last. Jerruh trades a king’s ransom to move up and overdraft the community college flavor of the week.
    I was worried it would be Attaouchu – thanks JJ!

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

      I didn’t want to line up against Hageman either, old man or not. This kid doesn’t scare me too much. Especially seeing Jerry yeasting up the move on camera with all those fist pumps.

      • G_WallyHunter

        Or the three pencils in his right hand banging them on table as if he was doing something useful with them, hilarious

    • NickS1

      If it were anyone else but Jerrah, I would tend to think that their reach validated our 15-slot over draft.

  • addicted2mula

    Cowboys love DeMarcus

    • tabu34

      Jerry thought it was 2005 again.

  • Adam

    No receiver in Cleveland. Wowza.

    • Will

      Don’t worry the Jets or Jags will take a WR from our list

  • Will

    Maybe the Browns are convinced Gordon is gonna play this year

  • NCBiRDMann22

    This is working out great!

    • Will

      Yes OL run

      • Richard Colton

        way too early to start counting chickens

        • Will

          Trying to put positive energy out there. More finger crossing than counting chickens

          • Richard Colton

            Token just spit on the floor

  • Adam

    Whats time time on the clock in round 3? 5 min?

    • Warhound

      Yeah, seven in 2nd then five in 3rd

  • NickS1

    Do the Raiders take Carr?

    • Warhound

      Guess so……

    • Richard Colton

      Nick-strodamus

      • NickS1

        NAStradamus. (Initials)

  • NickS1

    Raiders having a pretty solid draft so far. Good thing they’ll F it up.

  • RIP illa

    Does anybody know or remember how did the Seahawks get the 8th pick in the 2nd?

    • oreofestar

      Bridgewater deal

    • Richard Colton

      the Minnisota trade

      • RIP illa

        Thanx. Remembered right after I posted. Smh…long day.

        • Richard Colton

          same here – think we’ll get Jones at 83 or 86?

          • oreofestar

            It depends who is the other target lets say it is between Jones and Jenkins you get Jenkins first cuz OF GB but lets say you are picking between Urban and Jones you can take a chance on Urban

          • Richard Colton

            hahaha. I love the optimism Illadelph. I guess I should have been more clear. Not – which pick do we get him at? but do we get him at all?

          • oreofestar

            oh haha not really sure I think we will target Kirksey

          • RIP illa

            Don’t know. I always had a feeling, since the end of the CFB season, that he could go in the 2nd. And now with your boy, KVN, gone…he’s the next best ILB. Well, it’s between Jones, Borland, and Tripp. I don’t think Borland is as good as every Philly pundit has hyped him up to be. And I think Tripp is/should be rated lower than Jones.

  • oreofestar

    pick 38 no pass catchers taken yet Jenkins, Adams, Lee, Robinson, Latimer, Matthews still here

  • oreofestar

    Man I don’t want to judge but why Josh like why…dumb and now Manziel will suffer

    • BlindChow

      Remember when people desperately wanted the Eagles to trade a 2nd for him last year?

      • oreofestar

        no I don’t actually :P

        • BlindChow

          It was right after they traded Richardson. Word was they were having a fire sale, offering their top guys for high picks. Lots of people thought it was worth the risk.

      • bdawkbdawk

        Yea, now i’d only offer a 3rd

  • oreofestar

    Jenkins gone…

    • Richard Colton

      Ohh wow – Jenkins and Evans. Theyre one franchise QB away from having a dangerous passing attack.

      • oreofestar

        yeah…

  • Uncle Wonder

    • tabu34

      Guess what…

    • Uncle Wonder

      weapon for bortles

      • oreofestar

        yep you have to surround you future of the franchise with weapons

  • oreofestar

    Man if Blackmon was not dumb.. would help Blake but good they got Lee to help out

    • jpate

      why is he suspended?

      • G_WallyHunter

        Ya suspended indefinitely might be reinstated but not looking good

  • Drew

    Receivers are starting to go… shoot

  • Warhound

    Wow is that suite coat ugly….

  • Drew

    I’m worried someone is gonna snare Cory Latimer

    • oreofestar

      I am not crazy worried unless 5 wrs go in next 14 picks which is not impossible but I am not counting on it

  • oreofestar

    Seahawks getting more pick dumb Lions are on the Clock as far as I am concerned they can ignore their D and go wr

  • Josh Zuckerman

    Watched a bunch of film on Hageman. Huge bust. Terrible technique with his hands and has no idea how to use leverage.

  • Uncle Wonder

    picks comin rapid fire now lol…teams runnin to the podium, all business

  • Uncle Wonder

    Rams traded up

  • kellyspringles

    lemarcus joyner to the rams

  • tabu34

    La Canfora is 2 picks ahead already. Maybe 3 soon if they don’t hurry up with the announcements.

    • oreofestar

      well since Rams pick was spoiled who did the lions take

      • tabu34

        SPOILERS::SPOILERS::SPOILERS::SPOILERS::SPOILERS::KVN::SPOILERS::SPOILERS

    • Uncle Wonder

      We were havin a debate at work today and some guy was sayin the draft happened a week ago…its just fans and players who find out this wknd lol

    • G_WallyHunter

      How is nfl network not keeping up with this? Mind you it doesn’t surprise me but it really is a shame , it shows detroit picking 40th now -_-

      • Josh Zuckerman

        yeah this is annoying

    • PaoliBulldog

      NFL Network is front loading the commercials.

      • G_WallyHunter

        Yup getting all the breaks in that they couldn’t last night

  • Drew

    The NFC West really is the most incredible division in the NFL. After the Rams grabbed Aaron Donald, they’re bringing back those old Fearsome Foursome days! And we already know how Good SEA, SF, and ARI are defensively

    • anon

      SEA hasn’t even picked yet, they’er going to own the late rounds.

  • oreofestar

    Love the Lee pick Bortles is the future of the franchise so make him happy and get a wr that would have gone 30 picks earlier last year

  • NCBiRDMann22

    We traded up

    • oreofestar

      ooooooooh…..please me Robinson or Latimer

      • NCBiRDMann22

        If i could i would hit the like button 100 times

      • Richard Colton

        damn…KVN just went. Hope he wasn’t our target at 42

    • tabu34

      Got to get ahead of NYG…who could we think they want?

    • Matt

      Ugh, hope we didn’t give up a 3rd. Those are gonna be valuable. A 4th for Latimer would be beatiful.

  • Warhound

    KVN Gone :(

    • NickS1

      Nice pick up by Detroit. Like the re-pairing of KVN and Ansah.

  • kellyspringles

    BIRDS ON THE CLOCK!!

  • Neanderthal

    At Hershey park. What am I missing

    • oreofestar

      we just traded up

      • Neanderthal

        Latimer?

        • oreofestar

          I am hearing Matthews which sucks

  • jpate

    What did we give up? Hopefully not a 3rd

    • oreofestar

      I hope not… hoping just the 4th or a 3rd for 4th switch

  • Stuart Philp

    eagles moving up?!

  • G_WallyHunter

    Nfl network slowly doing their job…. Is anyone watching espn?

    • tabu34

      ESPN still only has STL as “On the Clock”

    • aub32

      Yea. So many commercials

  • kellyspringles

    JORDAN MATTHEWS

    • oreofestar

      seriously?!?!

      • Stuart Philp

        according to LaCanfora

        • anon

          why are we picking so early did we trade up?? Not happy with the draft if we jump all the way up to get matthews

          • BrettConnolly

            This says that they may have had a first round grade on Matthews.

          • anon

            Possibly, at this point i’m like whatever. Matthews is my least favorite out of all these guys, and to give a 2 and a 4 for him? Meh. I’ll change my mind once i see him during the season.

  • Uncle Wonder

    Jordan Matthews…ok

    • oreofestar

      damn it I like him but did we need to give up picks for him damn it and over Rob and Latty

    • Matt

      Interesting. Very surprised it wasn’t Latimer, but the Eagles worked him out like crazy so they would know if he wasn’t their guy.

  • Matt

    These commercials are awful, the actual draft is a few picks ahead.

    • Warhound

      Sad

  • Bob

    Love this pick Mathews is big, fast and polished

    • oreofestar

      I like him but I do not like him enough to give up picks and pass on the others

  • Bob

    Anyone know what we gave up

  • PaoliBulldog

    Matthews? Seriously?

  • aub32

    I gotta go. ESPN is so far behind.

  • Jim

    What did we give up

  • Richard Colton

    Jordan Matthews or Attaochu, SVP

    or the Dancing Bear

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

      got it!

      • Richard Colton

        yeah we did! I love the speed, size, and the way he catches balls in traffic.
        Meanwhile – Giants take a center. hmmmm

  • NickS1

    Not sold on the Matthews pick.

  • Uncle Wonder

    Hope we gv up a 4th rather than a 3rd…5th wld be even better lol

    • oreofestar

      if we gave up a 3rd I’d be pissed

  • tabu34

    We gave up pick 122

    • oreofestar

      I will live I guess at least we keep the 3rds

    • Uncle Wonder

      sounds like a 4th

  • Stuart Philp

    Lets see what we gave up first before freaking out. But there were several teams ahead of us who we’re likely going to take a WR so we had to move up to get one of the top 3.

    • Will

      I think it was our 4th

  • NickS1

    Giants took a center. Look at them addressing the line. They’re quietly having a pretty nice offseason.

  • tabu34

    Rams, Eagles, Giants, Bills picks are ALL already in on CBS. Step it up NFL.

    • NickS1

      Wonder if the NFL puts the kabash on that for next year.

      • tabu34

        They already got all upset the other year when, I think it was ESPN, was announcing them on TV before they announced it on stage.

        • NickS1

          Figures. That’s what they get for taking their sweet f’n time.

  • Uncle Wonder

    So basically we will trade out of one of our 3rds…have to or we will be trading nxt yrs picks trynna get picks tmrw

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

    oh joyner, I miss you already….

  • tabu34

    I thought LaMarcus Joyner was a safety?

    • Will

      he plays S and CB

  • oreofestar

    Need another wideout

  • Uncle Wonder

    Wonder if KVN was the target…i kinda wish attaochu

  • Bob

    Honestly I don’t know why Mathews wasn’t a first rounder, 6 3″ runs a 4.4 , led SEC in receiving with sub par QB and unlike guys like Benjamin knows how to run routes already

  • Will

    Mathews, Robinson or lattimer?

  • Uncle Wonder

    Well, i guess that is part of the DeSean replacement plan…no more WR til the 7th plz…we r short on picks as is

  • Matt

    Man, I loved Latimer. The Eagles worked him out like crazy too, so I guess they saw something they didn’t like. I’m convinced Jordan Matthews will be awesome.

    • anon

      Smoke screen. Clearly they didn’t like him enough to wait for 54. Biggest hands of all WRs at the combine.

  • anon

    Can’t believe we’ll have him dropping passes all over the place. The one dude i didn’t want. Realistically measurables wise he’s perfect for Chip.

    • NickS1

      We more often than not end up with the lesser players of the family tree. Here’s another situation where we’re guaranteed to have the lesser player in the family.

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

        ha. let’s hope we don’t draft dawkins jr. one day

    • PaoliBulldog

      Matthews has good hands. Big ones, too.

      • anon

        Yeah get him on the jugs machine.

  • G_WallyHunter

    What was given for pick? This is prob my best source for real time info because nfl network is absolutely horrid at draft coverage

    • tabu34

      Jason La Canfora has all the details on twitter @JasonLaCanfora.

      We gave up #122 (4th round)

      • oreofestar

        I want that 4th would not mind trading down from one of our 3rds get an early 4 and pick up a mid 5

      • NCBiRDMann22

        That is awesome

  • NCBiRDMann22

    Love It

  • oreofestar

    Matthews has good size, great production, good speed, a willing blocker and good character like him a lot wish we did not give up that 4th but if they like him I am down

  • jpate

    Loved that interview

    • G_WallyHunter

      Yea that was fantastic. I thought Lee’s was great that was even better, he looks like a beast and obviously chip and co did their due diligence on his iq and motivation, his character, excited as we all are to see what he’s got

      • jpate

        just saw a tweet he asked for tapes of CB he was going to face at senior bowl. I don’t know if that’s common but shows dedication

        • anon

          it’s both.

        • G_WallyHunter

          Shows his work ethic and determination, he probably loves the film room, just the guy for chip

  • anon

    Maybe i’m sold. Let’s see what Ggirls do.

  • PaoliBulldog

    He was my guy at 54. Still think he’s a good value.

  • Josh Zuckerman

    I’m a fan

  • Josh Zuckerman

    Great Pick

  • Stuart Philp

    Watching his tape I like what I see. Size, speed, makes tough catches, lines up all over the field, uses his body well. Good head on his shoulders too judging from that interview.

  • RIP illa

    They loved him during and after the Senior Bowl. The only thing that surprises me about the pick, is that we moved up to get him. And what he lacked in sure hands at the Senior Bowl, which was not as bad as NFL network just said, he made up for by showing a lot more toughness and grit. And also more athleticism than expected. But, I was starting to feel Lattimer more as of late. Kinda torn on really liking this pick v wanting Lattimer.

    • NickS1

      I’m right with you, on this. I don’t know what to make of it, mainly because I also wanted Lattimer. That and I wanted an Eagles jersey with the name Lattimer because of the juicehead in The Program.

      • RIP illa

        It’s the catch radius, of Matthews, that makes me a bit hesitant. I like Lattimer’s a bit more. Matthews, is just now learning how to go up and get it. I keep expecting to see (in Matthews) someone that can become a poor man’s Ashlon Jefferies. But he’s not there…yet. Got a bit of work to do, before he gets to that point.

        • anon

          What do you want, guy that’s reached his potential or guy that you can still coach up?

          • RIP illa

            I don’t like the term “coaching up”. Makes me think of guys that are not that good.
            But to answer your question…Doesn’t really matter to me. No matter how good a guy is, or how close he is to reaching his potential…there’s still a F-ton that he has to learn about the game. Plus the learning never stops, due to coordinator changes, position coach changes, and scheme changes. Also it depends on what that potential level is.
            In my comparison about Matthews and Lattimer, both have not reached their potential, and both need grooming and coaching. I think I’m thinking and leaning towards Lattimer having a bit more. Maybe I’ve been brainwashed over the past few weeks. But I have always liked Matthews. I just don’t see him turning into a dominant number one. He could be a really good number two tho. Hence the poor man’s Ashlon Jefferies.

  • Adam

    Matthews is a guy that we can move around and can contribute from day 1. Big, fast, good blocker and good with the ball in his hands. Some projecting him as a slot guy, and if Maclin doesn’t work out/stick around next year he can move outside. Big fan of this pick.

    • Richard Colton

      looks like he has the size/speed to play anywhere. good in traffic too – starting his career in the slot might be a good idea.

      • Adam

        Watching Foles play with Criner back in Arizona, I’m really excited to see Matthews play with him.

  • NickS1

    Andre Reed is from Kutztown? Had no idea.

    • Matt

      Right!? Never would have guessed.

  • Doctor Jay

    GREAT PICK!

  • Uncle Wonder

    Tuitt to Steelers

    • oreofestar

      NICE Had that in my 2 round mock great pick much better than the Shazier pick

  • Uncle Wonder

    Attaochu will prolly go to Skins

  • oreofestar

    Just thought Jesus what if we get Bryant, Moncrief or Latty in the 3rd

  • oreofestar

    OH yeah… If Chip loves him I love him

  • tabu34

    PIT, WAS, and BAL picks already in.

    • anon

      call him out if you know them.

  • Josh Zuckerman

    what did we give up in the trade?

    • tabu34

      #122 (4th round)

  • NickS1

    Starting to wonder if one of those 3rds turns into two picks, 4th n 6th maybe.

    • oreofestar

      I would love to turn one of them into a pick around 100ish and then get a 5th maybe later

      • Token

        y? this team needs talent. Not late round fodder.

        • oreofestar

          I mean if they are fine with 6 picks I have no problem we got Smith Matthews and flipped a 4th into a 3rd that is fine by me

  • Matt

    I never understood why people were so big on ODB and much lower on Matthews. It’s an upside argument, and with the extra speed and awesome hands ODB could be a star. But Matthews is just so polished, and at 6’3″ I’m alright that he’s a tad slower.

    • RIP illa

      I don’t think Matthews has ever been described as polished. Unless he got significantly better after the Senior Bowl.

      • Matt

        Hmm, that type of production in the SEC warrants the “polished” label. May have to rewatch some tape but I remember coming away more than impressed.

        • anon

          Runs screens 50% of the time — can he run routes? System fit to a T though. Starting to get nervous we won’t take Landry.

          • RIP illa

            I hope we don’t. Curious as to why you like him so much.

          • anon

            More catches, more yards, more TDs than ODB, only 3 drops all year. Terrible combine/pro day, all heart.

          • RIP illa

            I can dig it. I keep hearing comparisons to Boldin, mostly cuz of the slow 40 time, but I’d have to see his frame fill out a lot more before I could be comfortable in expecting that type of play.

          • anon

            yeah he’s not big, can’t jump high or run that fast, but get gets balls (II)

          • Matt

            Gotcha. I felt that Robinson was run in a lot more screens which was the only thing that worried me about him. Matthews looks good over the middle and made some over the shoulder catches. Saw a couple plays where he took a lick but held onto it over the middle. Just needs to learn to use his size and strength to his advantage.

        • RIP illa

          Naw. If he was more polished, we would have been talking about him, and he would have been taken up there with guys like Cooks and ODB,

        • RIP illa

          Route running as anon pointed out, not the greatest hands, athleticism looking better by the numbers than on tape, and fight plus the ability to go up and come down with the ball, no matter what, were questioned heading into the Senior Bowl. That’s too much to be considered polished.

  • Adam

    I would love to see Tuitt get in on Chip Kelly’s sports science.

    • Amar

      I don’t think he lasts

      • Adam

        Naw he’s gone already and not a scheme fit, I just like the player.

  • NickS1

    Not a bad pick from WSH. McShay is a little over the top in his hate, and clearly lacks understanding of the BPA philosophy.

    • Richard Colton

      great 4th round pick from the Redskins

      • NickS1

        Yeah, I don’t think he’s that bad of a talent. Might have reached a round, but they need to keep the OLB stable full. If they have to pay Orakpo, they won’t be able to keep him and Kerrigan after Kerrigan’s deal is up.

        • Richard Colton

          hate to sound like a homer here, but i’ll take Marcus Smith over Trent Murphy any day. Smith may have been an over draft, but at least he belonged in the conversation. Murphy as their 1st pick? wow.

          • NickS1

            No homerism. I would, too. One has nothing to do with the other, though. 1st pick in the mid 20s vs 1st pick in the mid 40s, both after trading back. Yeah Murphy is more of a reach from our couch, but never know where they had him. I don’t hate it for them. If anything, I’m not happy about it because it keeps their pass rush pretty solid.

          • RIP illa

            I should never be confused as a homer, but I 100% agree with that statement.

  • Stuart Philp
  • RIP illa

    Whoa…Skins just screwed their draft.

    • Amar

      Trent Murphy…not bad. Was a leader on the Def.

      • RIP illa

        Not worth a 2nd and the 1st pick in their draft.

  • Josh Zuckerman

    Whats the deal with Mathews size? People keep saying he is too small. His combine stats says he is 213 and he did the second most reps of WRs.

    • oreofestar

      exactly He is bigger than Lee got 3 inches on him ran faster THAN HIM and higher ceiling but people would not complain about lee if we took him

  • oreofestar

    Murphy….strange with Attaochu here

    • anon

      maybe he’s not as good as we thought?

      • NickS1

        Inconceivable.

  • Josh Zuckerman

    Remember when Timmy Jernigan was too out of shape to play in the fourth quarter of the national championship

  • tabu34

    Haha, only Jets fans in the building they could find is some crazy guy and his 5 kids.

  • oreofestar

    I am thinking Robinson

    • Will

      Maybe lattimer

      Oh Wow

  • oreofestar

    Jets take Jace Amaro decent pick

  • Will

    Looking more and more like Marcus Smith would have come off before our 54th pick

    • PaoliBulldog

      No doubt. I wanted Fuller but that wasn’t happening. So I’ll take an edge setting bull rushing OLB instead.

    • oreofestar

      I think SF would have taken him

  • Amar

    Who still wants Atta-boy ?

    • Richard Colton

      I did – I think he’s a playmaker. We still need a few

      • Amar

        Still holding out for Cristian Jones…

        • oreofestar

          or Kirksey

  • NCBiRDMann22

    What i really like is the fact that both Mathews and Smith can start practicing immediately and don’t have to wait because of school. Helps the development immensely.

  • tabu34

    Lots of “Who? I don’t know how to react” from Bears fans. Or bad turnout.

    • oreofestar

      that was some Eagles fans yesterday

      • Will

        Yea that room went dead quiet after they announced Smith

  • Will

    Starting to think we jumped the gun on shelling out that 4th rounder, but who knows. Maybe SEA or some other team had Matthews on their radar…

    • Matt

      Worries me a little too, but Matthews was clearly their guy and they went and got him.

    • Septhinox

      I have no problem with them going to get their guy.

    • tabu34

      With all these WRs going? I dunno.

    • oreofestar

      If Mathews was THEIR guy then I am fine with them getting him

  • Adam

    Wonder if we sniff SJB in the 3rd.

    • oreofestar

      I like him, between him Jones, Kirksey and the falling wideouts we have options as long as our players d not get destroyed like in round1

    • RIP illa

      Do you want us to draft him? I was real high on him, but he did not show any ability to play any thing other than off coverage and zone, through the whole scouting process. I know Davis likes zone, but I really think we need CBs that can play closer to the line and bump n run, so that we can have more versatility in our coverages.

      • Adam

        I like him as a prospect, don’t think he would win a starting job but I’m intrigued by his physical attributes but I don’t think his intangibles are up to par for Chip.

    • tabu34

      Nope. Lol

  • Richard Colton

    How far is Louis Nix going to drop? And will anyone draft a running back?

    • Adam

      Green Bay?

    • Will

      I keep thinking about Nix too. I think 3rd and end of the 2nd we will see some Rbs go

  • tabu34

    I wonder if the NFL got to CBS. All they are reporting is that the picks are in, not who they are.

    • IAteLunchToday

      Unfortunately it would seem that La Canfora has now been executed.

  • anon

    Lattimer still on the board? Funny how that goes — thought chip loved him…

    • RIP illa

      Loved Matthews more…the pic don’t lie!

      • Richard Colton

        Between Tom and Tommy at Igglez Blitz, I started to worry Latimer was going to be the pick at #22 – that would have been a reach

        • RIP illa

          Yeah man, I was hating that that idea was being pushed on us. Would have lost it.

        • RIP illa

          When you asked me the question about Jones, why didn’t you remind me about the weed??? LOL. Makes since that he’s not gonna go anywhere near where he would have, let alone the 2nd, like I was thinking.

  • oreofestar

    Titans have to go RB? right?

  • oreofestar

    first RB Sankey

  • RIP illa

    P. Gaines, Lattimer, Jones. Would love for those 3 to survive, and for us to get 2 of the 3 in the 3rd.

  • tabu34

    Broncos moved up to 49ers spot.

  • PaoliBulldog

    Since the Eagles sacrificed a pick to move up for Matthews, should we expect a trade back to compensate?

    • Warhound

      To compensate? I don’t know…..think it depends on their board and what gets offered by teams trying to move up.

  • oreofestar

    Damn Cody went to Denver STACKED

  • Amar

    Another WR off the board and i dont even care.

  • anon

    Denver takes Latimer — whatever.

    • Andy124

      Rich man’s Decker?

  • oreofestar

    Thinking Robinson here

  • Jim

    Not sure why people like lattimore more than Mathews he”a shorter by an inch, didn’t put up as big of numbers in the big ten vs sec, is most likely slower since he ran .02 faster than Mathews but that wasn’t electronic so most likely more in the 4.5 range and not nearly as polished

    • anon

      .1% drop percentage vs 7.5%, want guys that will catch the ball.

      • Jim

        Josh Gordon had a 13.51 drop percentage last year,id say he did alright

  • Andy124

    OLB- check.
    WR- check.
    ILB-?

  • oreofestar

    Man if they take Robinson….maybe Baptiste or a corner here

    • oreofestar

      never mind Hyde

  • Will

    man the niners love loading up on running backs

    • oreofestar

      Yeah they still have James and Lattimore

  • oreofestar

    Niners have not addressed their top 2 needs corner and wr

    • Will

      I think Jimmie Ward will play CB for them and They have Stevie Johnson from the Bills

      • Warhound

        Did they trade for a WR?

        • Andy124

          Yup. Steve Johnson from buffalo for a 4th.

          • RIP illa

            Are you serious or just being Andy?

          • Adam

            Conditional 4th that’ll probably turn into a 3rd.

          • RIP illa

            Interesting. I knew that he was taking up space in B-Lo, but didn’t think the 9ers would want him.

          • oreofestar

            nah he is right I forgot about that

  • Adam

    Chip and Howie are definitely picking up the phone asking about James now

    • All Things Bad@ss

      I absolutely agree.

  • RIP illa

    I can understand the Titans spending a 2nd on a RB, but I think this group of RBs, in this draft, are going to high.

  • anon

    More DBs for NOLA

    • Will

      They are setting up a now fly zone there

      • anon

        Funny b/c Carolina has no WRs.

  • Adam

    Damn NO is such a buzz kill this draft. Taking all my guys.

    • PaoliBulldog

      Gonna be awhile before the Eagles draft. Cross off a bunch of names.

      • Adam

        Yeah, Desir is my next choice.

        • oreofestar

          He will be gone

  • Will

    Still some decent OL,ILB and CBs for us to target

    • RIP illa

      No OL in the 3rd for me. Still holding out hope, that we can get Schofield in the 5th.

  • tabu34

    49ers trade back with JAX. Pick is in. No idea who

    • oreofestar

      hmmm maybe Jax wants to give Blake more weapons and take Robinson or something

  • oreofestar

    Not a Mewhort fan…especially here

  • oreofestar

    Thinking Moses here for Car

  • oreofestar

    LOL I forgot Ealy was here

    • anon

      That was my man, bad attitude though.

  • Will

    They better get Cam some WR soon

    • oreofestar

      but Benjamin lol nah they need a tackle bad and they need DBS

      • Will

        I forgot all about kelvin. They need a polished route runner..

        • RIP illa

          Think he’s gonna struggle big time being put in the positon as the #1 this early. Def agree, they needed a more polished route runner

  • Adam

    Shoutout to Canada

  • RIP illa

    That’s a good pick for Car. Damn, Rivera was serious about not getting any WRs.

    • anon

      Then they’ll blame Cam for only throwing 2,000yds and not give him a fat contract.

  • oreofestar

    Yep I called it Robinson they need to help out Blake

  • tabu34

    Shew JAX. QB and 2 WRs.

  • Will

    Dam good job Jags

  • Andy124

    Bottles to Robinson. Love it.

    • RIP illa

      Thought you woulda been a little upset over that pick?

      • Andy124

        Happy for a-rob. He was out of the picture for us when we took Matthews.

  • NickS1

    Jacksonville is having a pretty nice draft, especially if Bortles pans out. They’re giving him some weapons. The pressure mounts.

    • oreofestar

      If Blackmon was not suspended imagine him with Sanders, Robinson, Lee, Gerhart

      • NickS1

        Sanders? You mean Shorts?

        • oreofestar

          yeah Sanders although Shorts too

  • oreofestar

    lol

  • Matt

    wow, New England

  • oreofestar

    I like Garapollo but damn NE

    • NCBiRDMann22

      what about Mallet lol…

      • tabu34

        On contract for one more year. Probably the last year.

      • Adam

        Trade em

  • oreofestar

    Jarvis Landry huh….

  • NickS1

    Wow, Landry went WAY earlier than people had him.

    • oreofestar

      if he ran .2 secs faster would have been in this range easy

    • Adam

      He’s got an ugly spider chart http://mockdraftable.com/player/4331/

      • Andy124

        Well that never stopped Casey Matthews.

        • Adam

          You’re on fire tonight. Should I call Danny Watkins?

  • oreofestar

    Moncrief is the last of that 2nd tier run he will be gone soon too

    • Andy124

      Who drafted Bryant?

      • oreofestar

        I did not think about him…he is still avalaible

        • Andy124

          Could argue that mo cried and Bryant make up a third tier.

  • oreofestar

    Britt is the first player called that I never heard of, thought I’d last 2 rounds

    • PaoliBulldog

      I’ve been running on fumes for a dozen picks at least.

      • oreofestar

        wait til we get until round 3 then I will get much more lost

  • NCBiRDMann22

    This draft could really turn into a solid foundation for this team. With whats left out there to pick we could have an unreal draft. Get me C.Jones and Philip Gaines and my head will explode.

  • Will

    Do Texans grab a QB?

    • tabu34

      Nope. Weird.

    • oreofestar

      I would say that have to but…

      • Andy124

        Could be brilliant. No qb they like, grab talent, suck and have high draft picks again next yeR and hopefully get you’re qb and a bunch more talent next year. I guess Selina brought Sophia a hair tie from china. I put it in Sophia’s hair before soccer and broke it trying to make a third loop. I hid it quick and feel awful about it. Don’t want her to know.

        • Andy124

          Posting from phone, ignore typos.

  • oreofestar

    Texans are not gonna be doing much winning next year I know Clowney is a beast but they need a QB bad

    • Will

      Mariota? Winston?

      • oreofestar

        must be giving up why even rpetend to be in win now mode they do not have a good enough roster JAX is much better than them after today IMO

        • imnotsorryisaidthat

          maybe they trade 4 mallet

          • oreofestar

            we’ll see personally I think NE upgraded backup spot and Mallett has no value cuz he is an expiring deal so I think he is gone for a say 3 pick for sure

  • tabu34

    Miami jumped up in front of ATL

    • oreofestar

      thinking Mason

  • oreofestar

    NICE PICK

  • Will

    Nix is still there

  • tabu34

    ESPN officially skipping pick announcements for commercials.

    • imnotsorryisaidthat

      wish they would skip im th man im the man im the man

    • PaoliBulldog

      2015 draft will be held in Thunderdome format. GMs suddenly forced to submit spider graphs, eat vegan, undergo random PED tests.

  • oreofestar

    Sims over my boys Mason and West?

    • oreofestar

      no defense for TB yet

    • imnotsorryisaidthat

      love west

  • NCBiRDMann22

    did we trade 86..?

    • Will

      No the 4th rounder

    • oreofestar

      nah we still have 83 and 86 but lost our 4th

  • NCBiRDMann22

    NFL network is only showing 83

    • oreofestar

      well it does not say the Titans have 86 does it

      • NCBiRDMann22

        my fault never mind on that

        • oreofestar

          they have 85 must be some mess up

  • Adam

    Jerry Jones admitted Manziel was their highest rated player at the 16th pick but were too invested in Tony Romo.

    • PaoliBulldog

      Romo is now too big to fail.

      • tabu34

        Jerry Jones please live to be 150.

        • NCBiRDMann22

          Al Davis would be impressed.

          • PaoliBulldog

            AD thinks Jerrah is a dilettante.

      • Richard Colton

        nice. wish I had more upvotes

  • Richard Colton

    83 – Desir
    86 – C.Jones

    • Will

      Give me Jones and Nix

      • oreofestar

        I do not think we think highly of Nix, no sources or anything just a hunch

        • Will

          Who’s behind Logan right now?

          • oreofestar

            I think they will prefer a Brent Urban ind of guy because Nix may not be what they like plus injury flags

      • Richard Colton

        Nix is a guy I liked at #22. #83? Sign me up Will.

    • Average__Joseph

      from you lips to God’s ears!

    • oreofestar

      I would be a happy man, I think Moncrief has to go here

    • PaoliBulldog

      Looking prescient here.

      • Richard Colton

        I’m no Geagle.

        • PaoliBulldog

          But who is?

          • Andy124

            Johnny G. That’s who.

        • PaoliBulldog

          Still on the board.

  • oreofestar

    well Martin….no more green room

  • tabu34

    One pick, then commercial while they are 4 picks behind. Wonderful job.

  • Will

    who is Johnny gonna throw it to?

    • Richard Colton

      the opposition

    • oreofestar

      sad what Gordon just did to this team Burleson is number 1 wr

      • Will

        Think how nasty the Jags could be with Blackmon

        • oreofestar

          IKR!!!

      • PaoliBulldog

        Surprised the Browns didn’t draft accordingly.

    • NCBiRDMann22

      he gonna run…run for his life

  • oreofestar

    aaaah Kirksey

    • Andy124

      Geagle promised he’s be an eagle. Sigh.

      • tabu34

        Geagle was wrong? Say it isn’t so!

  • imnotsorryisaidthat

    trey wingos hairpiece has gotten smaller over the years

    • PaoliBulldog

      Nah his head has expanded

  • oreofestar

    Brown went early thinking we may pass on Jones if Kirk and Brown went before maybe it has something to do with his drug thing at the combine

  • Will

    Tomorrow I want Dri Archer… Split him out wide, bring in the slot, line him up in the backfield or let him return kicks…

  • oreofestar

    Guys I would not be surprised to see Moncrief here then Defense the rest of the way

    • Warhound

      OL?

      • oreofestar

        Only if there is some outstanding value

  • Neanderthal

    Finally in from Hershey. Who’s left for us?

    • oreofestar

      Moncrief, Desir, Jones

      • PaoliBulldog

        I believe Kiper mocked Desir to the Eagles in the second round. Close but no cigar.

      • Neanderthal

        Is McGill still there

        • oreofestar

          yeah but he is like 41

  • jpate

    are there any good guards left?

    • Richard Colton

      hey jp – David Yankey was a 1st/2nd round pick in most mocks when the srason ended, his stock dropped post combine. but he’s still there.

    • PaoliBulldog

      Just noticed Turner.

  • oreofestar

    Great pick for Niners get Bowman insurance

  • oreofestar

    Moncrief, Desir, Jones still here

    • Average__Joseph

      shhhhhh

  • tabu34

    Here we go, we’re on the clock. Raiders and Bears pick a mystery, but those picks are in.

  • PaoliBulldog

    Rex Ryan continues to devour DBs.

  • NCBiRDMann22

    Wow we are looking like we have the pick of the litter….

  • monkeyboy22

    Any idea what we got for giving up the pick?

    • oreofestar

      122 our 4th

      • oreofestar

        never mind

      • PaoliBulldog

        Hmm guess drafting is a question of number theory.

  • tabu34

    There it is, we went back with Texans

  • oreofestar

    nice we traded back wonder what we got hoping we get Moncrief just stack offense and then D

  • jpate

    Damn Nix is dropping

    • Richard Colton

      86 still a possibility

    • Will

      Id love to have him on our DL

      • PaoliBulldog

        Umm….

        • tabu34

          Guess we really didn’t want him.

          • PaoliBulldog

            Still gonna get Desir, Jones or Moncrief.

      • jpate

        me too but there he goes i guess we didn’t like him

      • Will

        Damn!

      • Warhound

        Doesn’t really fit the profile.

    • Richard Colton

      looks like Nix went #83 after all

  • jon h

    What did the eagles just get for their pick they traded?

  • oreofestar

    I wanna know what the hell we got, also applaud Howie for moving up and down draft board getting guys he and Chip wants

    • Richard Colton

      #101 & #141

      • oreofestar

        I saw just wonderful

  • tabu34

    We got 101 (4th) and 141 (5th)

    • oreofestar

      nice high 4th and high 5th

      • Will

        Dri Archer or Dat in the 4th or 5th?

  • NCBiRDMann22

    Birds got 101 and 140 for the trade

    • oreofestar

      nice!

  • jon h

    so we’re still +1 in terms of picks for the draft we started with, is that corrent?

    • PaoliBulldog

      Tentatively yes.

    • oreofestar

      yes we turned 22,54,86 into Smith, Matthews, 86,101,140 that is win

      • BrettConnolly

        *in a deep draft

      • Warhound

        Didn’t we give up a 4th somewhere?

        • oreofestar

          yes 122 for Matthews trade

      • Andy124

        Howie practiced a lot on first pick

        • oreofestar

          plot twist Will is Howie

    • Warhound

      That is currently correct

  • jon h

    so who are we taking with this next pick?

    • Will

      OL, ILB or CB

    • oreofestar

      I want Moncrief, would like Jones or Desir too

  • oreofestar

    Moncrief, Desir and Jones all here

    • oreofestar

      wildcard Brent Urban

    • Will

      Could have had 2 out of 3… but we have more picks. Watch it not be any of them

      • Warhound

        right u r….

  • tabu34

    And the pick is…Josh Huff, WR, Oregon

  • PaoliBulldog

    Ted Thompson looks wide-eyed and vacant. Who’d have thunk?

  • NCBiRDMann22

    Here we go pick is in

  • NCBiRDMann22

    Josh Huff wow Love it haha

  • dougfromchitown

    josh huff is the pick

  • Mr. Wu

    Wtf?? Reay

  • oreofestar

    Hate the pick over Moncrief, Urban and Jones(think drug test is killing him) but I will get over it

    • Will

      I would have gotten Dri Archer in the 5th instead

    • RIP illa

      You shouldn’t, Huff can be nasty. Makes ridiculous catches.

      Edit: Thought he would go in the 4th tho.

      • PaoliBulldog

        Didn’t see many Oregon games….

      • Will

        Ill try to keep an open mind… I did watch him play a little this year. I think both new Wrs are better than Cooper

  • Joe Thomas

    Another reciever, and im not surprised

    • oreofestar

      yeah but I wanted Moncrief *cries like 2 year old*

      • OldDocRoss

        Moncrief might have the higher ceiling but his bust potential is huge and I think he needs at least a season or two before he’d be able to contribute much of anything. Running quickly in straight lines without pads on only gets you so far in the NFL.

        Not sure Huff wouldn’t have been gettable a bit later but I like the pick well enough.

      • Joe Thomas

        I trust chip when it comes to offense.

  • PaoliBulldog

    Still have a shot at Desir, Moncrief, Jones.

    • oreofestar

      no way we pick 3 wrs in a row scratch off Moncrief

  • PaoliBulldog

    Don’t rule out trading back up.

    • oreofestar

      true dat

  • Token

    the oregon thing is ridiculous. No need to reach for him.

    • tabu34

      I think they were looking to trade back with that pick as well, but no suitors. Took the timer down very very far.

      • Token

        2nd panic pick out of 3.

    • Philly0312

      Hey…at least he knows the system (trying to be positive)

      • Adam

        He’s a really good player. Taken higher than needed, but not a bad player.

        • Token

          im not sure the kid has seen a route tree.

          Even if you are a fan of his play, hes best in the slot. So Chip wants Matthews in the slot, we have Sproles in the slot and now this kid in the slot? Who is playing outside if/when Maclin or Cooper go down?

        • Philly0312

          I heard we’d go after him…but in the 4th. Obviously chip knows him. I’ll live. No defensive players I loved left in the 3rd…kinda would prefer a big upside risk wr pick though….

      • Token

        So did Jeff Maehl. Its another panic reach pick. Oregon BS.

        Chip thinks because they did well at Oregon in his offense they can do well in the NFL in his offense. Man, you could get this guy or the equivalent in the 4th or 5th round.

        • NCBiRDMann22

          Hack is back

  • Philly0312

    I don’t get it. Guess chip really thinks we are weak at wr

  • jpate

    couldn’t we have gotten him in the 4th?

    • oreofestar

      I think we could have gotten him at 101 but whatever I am already over it

  • Andy124

    Looks like a homer pick. He’s allowed one. Ever. That’s it.

    • aub32

      One. Ever. Haha

  • PhillySean

  • Adam

    Good player, but that’s a reach. Not too mad though.

  • Neanderthal

    Wow. Same as Smith. I love Huff. Just think we could of got him later

    • PaoliBulldog

      Not a major criticism as long as the player pans out.

  • NCBiRDMann22

    I’m sorry but the cowboys and giants are probably shaking. How can you complain about all this fire power.

  • oreofestar

    NICE ANDY

    • Andy124

      ??

      • oreofestar

        no just I nice Chiefs pick there I still love Andy got to give him gratz

        • Andy124

          Who’d they pick?

          • oreofestar

            Phillip Gaines

          • Andy124

            Ty

  • PaoliBulldog

    Love the use of franchise legends to call the picks.

    • Warhound

      I have mixed feelings – it wastes time

      • PaoliBulldog

        I don’t miss the time spent introducing Curley Culp….

        • Warhound

          Fair ’nuff

  • jon h

    anyone else feeling annoyed that we didn’t hold onto Desean until the draft. You have to believe Cleveland would have been calling the Eagles today. Of course, there’s no way to predict that happening, but would love to fire up the Delorean with Marty McFly and go back and tell Howie and Chip a few months ago.

    • PaoliBulldog

      Not sure what considerations convinced Eagles to make that move when they did.

  • oreofestar

    Okay people ma be mad about picks I liked first 2 Huff was ………but I will trust Chip I guess still lot of picks left 5 more

  • jesse

    So far only pick I am slightly disappointed in bit honestly don’t know much about him

  • oreofestar

    Gonna be honest I have seen way worse picks then what the Eagles are getting bashed for seems like consensus is lukewarm on Smith, pleased to an extent with Matthews and Huff a round early and other players available liked more

  • Token

    Chip just said hes gonna be a ST ace. Ugh, another ST ace. You cant be drafting ST aces in the 3rd round. You need to be getting at least a solid starting caliber player.

    • RIP illa

      Missed the presser, but if that is the case then I agree with you. I like Huff, but not over other players I mentioned before. And definitely not just being a ST Ace that cost a 3rd.

      • Token

        said he will be valuable on ST and that they are focused on ST this offseason. Gee that sounds familiar.

        • RIP illa

          I’m getting really tired of that ish!

  • Tautalatasi Jr.

    every mock draft expert trying to mock Chip’s drafts now and in the future

  • jon h

    seems like they’re getting the guys they want – I’d like to think Chip knows these guys better than the analysts. Seems like Chip went to every pro day this spring.

  • igglesfaninportland

    Cheer up Millen loves Moncrief. there must be something wrong with him

  • oreofestar

    Colts got Moncrief

  • Matt

    Welllll there’s a lot to like in the Oregon State game on Draft Breakdown, first I’ve seen of the kid. Not happy with the pick overall, some solid defensive choices there.

  • jon h

    At what point does the NFL network turn that Houston pick at 101 to the Eagles pick?

  • oreofestar

    Lets destroy day 3

  • NCBiRDMann22

    so much talent still left on the board. We will move down again prob from 1st pick in the fourth tomorrow.

    • jon h

      at some point we need to start picking players.

      • Will

        Agreed, need to grab a G,ILB, CB

      • NCBiRDMann22

        That goes without being said…how about sliding down again and grabbing Jordan Tripp and Telvin Smith or Christan Jones.

  • PaoliBulldog

    Turner. Damn.

  • Matt

    Hope they look to get someone in the secondary, and maybe another linebacker. Offensive line help too. Desir at 101 looks good to me. Jones could last too but I think Chip is big on character so the failed test has knocked him off our board.

  • igglesfaninportland

    Having watched most of the ducks games over the past few years, Huff is very solid, he was the go to guy every game and was open nearly every play. faster on field then on track. He was often the best player on the field. Poor man Cooks, almost broke mans Cooks

  • Will

    Chip Kelly on drafting two WRs in first three rounds: “We’re not averse to taking another one tomorrow, either.” via Reuban Frank

  • PaoliBulldog

    Niners drop back.

  • oreofestar

    If the Browns don’ take a wr….

    • Will

      They wont lol

  • JAMIN67

    Guess this pick means the other DJ is gone too.

  • oreofestar

    Browns must have something with Gordon we don’t know they must believe he is playing next year to pass on wr 5 times

  • NCBiRDMann22

    Maybe Maclin is having some trouble that is hush hush…I like all the insurance

  • PaoliBulldog

    Comp picks. No trades.

  • oreofestar

    Was talking to a friend earlier (Rams fan) who said he think Smith will end up being like Brian Orakpo I do not love Orakpo but if Smith ended up being him I’d live

  • jon h

    Seems like Chip will do a lot of flexing out small guys behind big guys on the outside and use the big guys as blockers.

    • JAMIN67

      Our Big People Beat Up Your Little People So Our Little People Can Score TDs.

  • Will

    Damn! They got Dri

  • jon h

    comparing a lot of guys to Darren Sproles – I’m glad we have the real one.

  • Adam

    We can still get Desir first thing tomorrow. Good day!

  • Penfold

    Not sure who is left, but just a quick glance, I’m hoping for Desir or McGill with the first pick in the 4th.