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Published: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:33:31 GMT2017-04-28T06:33:31Z

 



Eagles select Derek Barnett in first round of NFL draft

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:33:31 GMT2017-04-28T06:33:31Z

The Eagles selected Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett with the No. 14 overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night in front of a spirited crowd along the Art Museum steps that heard that music from Rocky as NFL commissioner Roger Goodell took the stage.



2017 NFL draft day 1 recap: Eagles pick Derek Barnett, reaction mixed

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:19:24 GMT2017-04-28T04:19:24Z

Recap of the first day of the 2017 NFL draft in Philadelphia.



New Eagle Derek Barnett has the pedigree and is 'tough as nails' | Jeff McLane

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:00:06 GMT2017-04-28T04:00:06Z

Derek Barnett didn't play quarterback in high school. He didn't have to transfer from offense to defense early in his collegiate career. He didn't play several positions in different schemes during his three years at Tennessee. And he didn't have just one productive season - he had three.



In Barnett, Eagles say they did their homework | Les Bowen

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:57:05 GMT2017-04-28T03:57:05Z

It was no secret the Eagles were interested in the defensive end from Tennessee. But there was no guarantee he would be there at 14



After draft's plot twists, Eagles still pleased to get Barnett | Paul Domowitch

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:52:48 GMT2017-04-28T03:52:48Z

Despite all the unexpected moves in the draft, Eagles ‘real excited’ to land Tennessee defensive end



Eagles fans who booed Derek Barnett shouldn't have | Marcus Hayes

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:45:57 GMT2017-04-28T03:45:57Z

The defensive end from Tennessee needlessly worried he wouldn’t get a rousing reception from Eagles fans.



2017 NFL draft: Bears pull a 'Wentz' by moving up to draft QB Mitchell Trubisky at No.2

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:44:37 GMT2017-04-28T03:44:37Z

Carson Wentz's success with the Eagles - who also moved up to take him at No.2 - likely influenced Chicago's draft decision.



Eagles draft Derek Barnett: What they're saying about the 2017 NFL draft first-round pick

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:42:27 GMT2017-04-28T03:42:27Z

Here's what the top TV analysts at ESPN and NFL Network had to say about the Eagles' choice of Derek Barnett.



NFL draft: Temple's Haason Reddick goes to Cardinals with 13th pick

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:42:06 GMT2017-04-28T03:42:06Z

The former walk-on played defensive end for the Owls but is expected to be a linebacker with Arizona.



NFL draft 2017: A sea of green, and red, and blue, and orange on the Parkway

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:41:58 GMT2017-04-28T03:41:58Z

The Parkway hosted thousands of football fans from morning till night as the 2017 draft kicked off.



2017 NFL draft: Temple's Haason Reddick picked by Arizona Cardinals

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:37:11 GMT2017-04-28T02:37:11Z

It's the culmination of an incredible rise for the Camden native.



Watch: Derek Barnett highlights from Tennessee

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:27:43 GMT2017-04-28T02:27:43Z

Barnett has some shortcomings, but powerful hands and a non-stop motor make up for his deficiencies.



Eagles first round draft pick Derek Barnett: 'I'm going to live up to expectations'

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:16:18 GMT2017-04-28T02:16:18Z

Derek Barnett did not hide his excitement after hearing his name called by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at Thursday night's draft.



Donovan McNabb gets warm welcome from fans at NFL Draft Experience

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:04:59 GMT2017-04-28T01:04:59Z

“I love the Philadelphia fans,” the former Eagles quarterback said on a visit to the Parkway.



ESPN laid off Britt McHenry on Wednesday. On Thursday she was back on SportsCenter

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:17:02 GMT2017-04-27T23:17:02Z

Even as ESPN's NFL Draft coverage gets underway, more personalities, like reporter Britt McHenry, are announcing they've been let go.



15 best images of fans at the 2017 NFL Draft Experience

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:16:52 GMT2017-04-27T23:16:52Z




NFL draft 2017: Seven pre-draft thoughts about the Eagles

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:37:24 GMT2017-04-27T22:37:24Z

What will the board look like when the 14th pick comes around? Plus, the outlook at several positions.



Four Eagles reporters predict first round of NFL draft 2017

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:51:55 GMT2017-04-27T19:51:55Z

Zach Berman, Les Bowen, Paul Domowitch and Jeff McLane predict which players will go where in the first round Thursday night.



NFL draft 2017: Who will be the Eagles' first-round pick?

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:51:27 GMT2017-04-27T19:51:27Z

The Inquirer's Eagles beat writers try to figure out what the Birds will do.



Jeff McLane's 2017 NFL mock draft

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:40:57 GMT2017-04-27T19:40:57Z

The 2017 NFL draft starts Thursday night in Philadelphia.



Paul Domowitch's 2017 NFL mock draft

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:40:19 GMT2017-04-27T19:40:19Z

The 2017 NFL draft begins Thursday night in Philadelphia.



Eagles chat with Zach Berman

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:26:44 GMT2017-04-27T18:26:44Z




Eagles need to select an edge rusher in NFL draft| Paul Domowitch

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:59:42 GMT2017-04-27T17:59:42Z

While the Eagles are in need of cornerbacks, defensive coordinator Jim Schwarz’s scheme requires talented edge rushers.



NFL Draft Theater on Parkway is a big-league production

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:10:59 GMT2017-04-27T17:10:59Z

Philly's temporary arena seats more than 3,000 people, with balconies on both sides, and is 310 feet wide and 220 feet deep.



Zach Berman's 2017 NFL mock draft

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:54:44 GMT2017-04-27T16:54:44Z

The 2017 NFL draft begins Thursday night in Philadelphia.



Frenzied Parkway feeling the draft | Bob Ford

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:22:41 GMT2017-04-27T16:22:41Z

Preparation for NFL draft comes down to the wire in the shadow of the Art Museum. Never fear, the show will go on.



WIP's Angelo Cataldi: Donovan McNabb haunted by the 'Dirty 30' and our draft day boos

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:18:45 GMT2017-04-27T16:18:45Z

Eagles fans are widely mocked for booing Donovan McNabb when he was drafted in 1999. Blame WIP's Angelo Cataldi, who blames former Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell.



Les Bowen's 2017 NFL mock draft

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:04:59 GMT2017-04-27T16:04:59Z

The 2017 NFL draft begins Thursday night in Philadelphia.



NFL draft 2017: Eagles first-round draft meter

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:43:15 GMT2017-04-27T15:43:15Z

Les Bowen and Paul Domowitch analyze Eagles' possible first-round selections.



14-year-old cancer survivor to announce Ravens' 1st pick

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:27:53 GMT2017-04-27T15:27:53Z

T.J. Owuanibe is known as "the kid with the football" at Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C. On Thursday night, he'll be "the kid announcing the first selection" for the Baltimore Ravens at the NFL draft.



Eagles players participate in the cutest draft: The Puppy Bowl

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:22:57 GMT2017-04-27T03:22:57Z

Kendricks fell in love with a puppy named Scarlet. He cradled her slowly and mouthed to his girlfriend, who was standing on the sidelines, “This is the one.”



So what do the NFL draft gurus really know, anyway?

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:38:36 GMT2017-04-27T01:38:36Z

We read every word, anxiously. But what do Mike Mayock, Mel Kiper Jr. and the rest really know?



NFL Network analysts focus on Philly

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:23:20 GMT2017-04-27T01:23:20Z

Retired players Maurice Jones-Drew and Steve Smith talk about the city hosting the event and the Eagles' draft prospects









Giordano: Eagles should not draft Joe Mixon

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:52:57 GMT2017-04-27T00:52:57Z

It might be tempting to select such a potential game-changer, even in the later rounds, but for the sake of the fans who find his actions disgusting, the Birds should stay away from the controversial player.



Rape allegation against Gareon Conley sends draft analysis into turmoil | Les Bowen

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:25:39 GMT2017-04-27T00:25:39Z

Though Ohio State cornerback has not been charged, teams are likely to think twice about drafting him, especially in the first round.



NFL draft's first round full of uncertainty? You bet your asterisk! | Marcus Hayes

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:09 GMT2017-04-27T00:00:09Z

As many as eight first-round prospects; 25 percent of the pool; have seen their value slip due to injury, indiscretion or both.



Eagles fan DeShone Kizer hoping for a successful repeat appearance in Philadelphia

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:59:19 GMT2017-04-26T23:59:19Z

The Notre Dame quarterback’s draft stock may have dropped some. He has fond memories of a big win in the city.



Expect the Eagles to collaborate as they make their draft picks

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:51:43 GMT2017-04-26T23:51:43Z

Executives, scouts and coaches will have all chimed in.



Eagles expect fans will like their draft pick no matter who they choose

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:46:07 GMT2017-04-26T23:46:07Z

With their needs, the Birds could pick a wide receiver, cornerback or running back.



The Roots' Black Thought to open NFL draft telecast

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:35:20 GMT2017-04-26T23:35:20Z

The rapper and Roots frontman stars in the NFL Network promo spots.



Cowboys, Giants showed last year what smart offseason moves can do | Bob Brookover

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:18:06 GMT2017-04-26T23:18:06Z

Dallas’ great draft and New York’s terrific free-agent additions from a year ago still have those teams ahead of the Eagles.



Henry 'Buzz' Ringe, 80, former NFL Films editor and sports author

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:56:08 GMT2017-04-26T22:56:08Z

He had footage of the "Immaculate Reception" from all angles.



On the NFL draft, Conley, Mixon, and hypocrisy

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:14:39 GMT2017-04-26T22:14:39Z

There’s just a tiny bit of hypocrisy in the way teams approach draft prospects who have been accused of or committed a crime.



ESPN analyst Louis Riddick is 'fired up' to broadcast near hometown

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:12:00 GMT2017-04-26T22:12:00Z

The Bucks County native and former Eagles front-office man will be part of the network's draft show.



NFL draft and Philadelphia were once synonymous, thanks to Bert Bell

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:22:34 GMT2017-04-26T20:22:34Z

For more than a decade, NFL headquarters once resided on Walnut Street. Today, that location houses a psychologist's practice.



Was Eagles' draft a winner last year? It all depends on Wentz | Jeff McLane

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:27:40 GMT2017-04-26T19:27:40Z

Howie Roseman bet the house on the promising QB from North Dakota State. So far, so good.



Grading Howie Roseman's 2016 draft

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:25:06 GMT2017-04-26T19:25:06Z




Temple's Haason Reddick salutes parents as draft day approaches

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:29:30 GMT2017-04-26T12:29:30Z

The linebacker from Camden is expected to be selected in the first round Thursday night.