After reading some of the quotes tweeted today from the Philadelphia Eagles beat reporters’ sit-down with Howie Roseman, I came away convinced he must be an avid reader of Eagles Addict!
Consider the following:
Roseman indicates team putting less stock in combine and All-Star games, just “tweaks” to board since January.
— Tim McManus (@Tim_McManus) April 19, 2012
Posted in January, see: 2012 Philadelphia Eagles Draft: Expect at Least 3 Senior Bowl Players Drafted
Roseman acknowledges that drafting a QB outside the top of the draft is “betting against the odds” #Eagles
— Jonathan Tamari (@JonathanTamari) April 19, 2012
Posted originally a few weeks ago but again just two days ago, see: Philadelphia Eagles 2012 Draft: 2nd and 3rd Round QBs Have a Low Success Rate
And finally, this:
Roseman on DT: “I think it’s the deepest position in the draft.”
— Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) April 19, 2012
I haven’t dedicated an article solely to this topic, but I have mentioned it many times in multiple articles. I’ve mainly used the “draft is deep at DT” as justification for doing something different in round one other than take Fletcher Cox or another DT that early. For example, here is one of those articles:
Now, this is all in jest here. Do I really think Howie reads this site? No, I’m sure he has much more important things to do rather than wait with baited breath for the next marvelous article with mind-blowing insight from Eagles Addict.
But hey, just in case…thanks for reading Howie!