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Philadelphia Eagles Acquire 2nd Overall Pick From Browns

When the Los Angeles Rams made a deal with the Tennessee Titans for the 1st Overall Pick in the NFL Draft, the world was stunned.

Many national reporters pounded that the 2nd Overall Pick could be dealt soon after that, and that with the market being set from the Rams/Titans trade the terms would be quite similar. One of the hottest teams rumored to be trying to trade up was the Philadelphia Eagles.

Wednesday, April 20th… that domino fell.

Philadelphia Eagles on Twitter

Eagles have agreed to a trade with the Cleveland Browns to acquire the second-overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.

It has been quite the offseason for the Philadelphia Front Office as they traded away the cornerstones of the Chip Kelly regime (Byron Maxwell, Kiko Alonso, and DeMarco Murray) in the dawn of free agency. It was the trading of Maxwell and Alonso to Miami that helped Philly jump from the 13th pick to the 8th pick in the Draft.

That 8th pick, along with the terms dictated above, was the primary ammo in Philly’s move up to #2 Overall. As for how the Eagles will be using that 2nd Overall Pick… a move of this magnitude is rarely made for a position other than franchise quarterback. The Rams and Eagles feel that Jared Goff and Carson Wentz (in whatever order they go) are worth the price they paid… which was steep!

It’s a puzzling move for the Eagles to be making the move for a Quarterback, though. The lone remainder of Chip Kelly’s big moves a year ago is Sam Bradford (who the Eagles re-signed this offseason) and Philly also went out and signed Chase Daniel, who Head Coach Doug Pederson knows from his days in Kansas City. Typical Eagles.

RJ Ochoa on Twitter

Sam Bradford signed for $26M guaranteed. Chase Daniel signed for $12M guaranteed. TRADE UP TO #2 FOR A QUARTERBACK!!! Love you @Eagles

We’ll have more updates on this trade as well as some analysis as to how this will shake up the rest of the Draft here for you at Inside The Star so stay tuned for more!

What do you make of the Eagles and their gigantic trade? Let us know! Comment below, Email me at RJ@RJOchoaShow.com, or Tweet to me at @rjochoa!

Tell us what you think about “Philadelphia Eagles Acquire 2nd Overall Pick From Browns” in the comments below. You can also email me at RJ.Ochoa@SlantSports.com, or Tweet to me at @RJOchoa!

RJ Ochoa

I like long walks on the beach, mystery novels, no just kidding those suck. The Dallas Cowboys were put on this earth for us all to love and appreciate. I do that 24/7/365. I also love chicken parmesan. Let's roll. @RJOchoa if you wanna shout!

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