Draft Daily: Buzz Building on FSU WR Benjamin

NCAA Football: ACC Championship-Florida State vs Duke

In the past week or so, a number of analysts have linked Florida State WR Kelvin Benjamin to the Eagles.

Daniel Jeremiah of NFL.com said Benjamin is a player to keep an eye on for the Birds at No. 22. And Ron Jaworski recently compared Benjamin to Harold Carmichael.

At 6-5, 240, Benjamin is the most physically imposing wide receiver in this year’s class. He has 34 7/8-inch arms and 10 1/4-inch hands: Read more »

Jeremiah Compares Mosley To DeMeco

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Former Eagles scout Daniel Jeremiah, now an analyst for the NFL Network, took part in a conference call alongside Charles Davis Thursday. Several Philly-related angles were explored.

One topic of conversation was Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley, who some see as a fit for the Birds at 22. Interestingly enough, Jeremiah compared Mosley to a current Eagles ‘backer.

“I think he’s very good in coverage. I think he’s an excellent blitzer. ¬†But the most impressive aspect of his game is his ¬†instincts. I remember scouting DeMeco Ryans at Alabama, and that’s what set him apart was his instincts. I personally think he’s a better player than DeMeco was coming out, and DeMeco has had a nice career. Read more »

Combine Notes: The Buzz Around Indy

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A few notes to pass along after wandering around the combine for a couple days:

“The Eagles won’t spend.”

That was a quote from the representative of a free-agent defensive player, whose client will likely command somewhere between mid-level and high-end money. Asked for his reasoning, he said that was the general understanding out there about the team’s approach to free agency. Read more »