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Mock Draft Tracker

Posted Mar 16, 2013

The first week of free agency was a busy one for the Eagles, as the team added eight new players. With all the new signings in mind, many of our 24 experts' picks have changed.

Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner is now the most popular selection. With nine votes, Milliner has more than twice as many selections as any other player on the Mock Draft Tracker.

Central Michigan tackle Eric Fisher was the second most popular, garnering four votes. Alabama guard Chance Warmack and Oregon defensive end/linebacker Dion Jordan each received three votes, while Oklahoma tackle Lane Johnson and Utah defensive tackle Star Lotulelei each garnered two. Texas A&M tackle Luke Joeckel, who at one point was the clear frontrunner, received only one selection this week.

To read the entire projection, click on the name of the expert who made the selection. Click here to view last week's Mock Draft Tracker ...

Mock Draft Tracker
Site Selection Last Updated
ESPN (Mel Kiper, Jr.) Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
March 11
Comment: "Nnamdi Asomugha won't be wearing an Eagles uniform in 2013, and in a division with Eli Manning, Tony Romo and Robert Griffin III, the Eagles can't simply attempt to piece together the secondary. They need talent, and Milliner offers the best cornerback talent in the draft. Not a tough pick."
ESPN (Todd McShay) Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
March 6
Comment: "Offensive tackle Eric Fisher could be an option here, but the Eagles' bigger need is on defense, seeing as Jason Peters, center Jason Kelce and right offensive tackle Todd Herremans are expected to be at full strength in 2013 ... Milliner is the only top-tier cornerback in this class. He also answered questions about his speed with an official 40 time of 4.37 at the combine."
SI.com (Don Banks) Chance Warmack, G, Alabama
February 27
Comment: "The Michael Vick re-signing fairly well convinced me that Chip Kelly is going to make do with what's already on hand in Philly this year on the quarterback front. But getting a better foundation built in front of an Eagles quarterback is the most pressing issue Kelly faces. Warmack is the best guard prospect to hit the NFL in many years, but Philadelphia could easily turn in the card for Central Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher as well."
FOX Sports (Peter Schrager) Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
February 14
Comment: "Michael Vick will be Chip Kelly’s starting quarterback in 2013. Will Nick Foles be Vick's backup? We’ll see how the Eagles proceed in the coming weeks, but regardless of who’s under center or the understudy to the guy who’s under center — the Eagles need to improve their defensive backfield. Nnamdi Asomugha’s best days are behind him, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie can’t tackle, and the rest of the corners are just "guys." Milliner isn’t just a "guy," he’s the next in a long line of great Alabama corners to enter the NFL Draft. He’ll be a good fit in Philly — playing for whomever’s coaching them next season."
NFL.com (Bucky Brooks) Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan
March 15
Comment: "Perennial Pro Bowl OT Jason Peters is scheduled to return from injury, but that won't prevent the Eagles from adding an athletic edge blocker with tremendous potential."
NFL.com (Daniel Jeremiah) Dion Jordan, DE/OLB, Oregon
March 1
Comment: "The Eagles could easily go with a cornerback at this spot but they should be able to address that need in the second round. This move would reunite Jordan with both his college head coach and defensive line coach."
NFL.com (Charles Davis) Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma
March 5
Comment: "Johnson's athleticism wowed at the Combine. He's an excellent fit in Philly, with the expected tempo change on offense under Chip Kelly."
NFL.com (Gil Brandt) Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan
February 26
Comment: "Fisher (6-7 1/4, 306) ran real well and was strong; in short, he looked to be every bit what I thought he was. He'll be one of those guys who starts at left tackle for a long time. The Eagles could use the offensive line help."
NFL.com (Albert Breer) Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
February 6
NFL.com (Josh Norris) Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
March 13
Comment: "After releasing Nnamdi Asomugha, the Eagles signed Bradley Fletcher, who is solid when healthy. Still, the team needs another outside cover man. (Brandon Boykin is solid, but in a slot corner role.)"
CBSSports.com (Dane Brugler) Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M
March 12
Comment: "Just like other positions on the Eagles depth chart, offensive tackle looked to be a strength, but injuries have really taken a toll on this team. Although Jason Peters injury situation will be a factor in Philadelphia choosing a tackle, Joeckel has the chance to grow into one of the NFL's best."
CBSSports.com (Rob Rang) Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
March 12
Comment: "The Eagles' secondary was a mess in 2012, surrendering a team-record 33 touchdowns. Expensive veterans Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie were huge disappointments and it's possible that neither will be with the team next season. The physical, long-armed Milliner would be an immediate upgrade at a position new head coach Chip Kelly valued highly while at Oregon. Milliner revealed at the combine that he will need to undergo surgery to repair a partially torn labrum but the tough, long-armed cornerback is expected to be fine in time for Training Camp and so the injury shouldn't impact his stock."
CBSSports.com (Pete Prisco) Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
February 25
Comment: "They have nothing on the corner, and this kid could step in and start."
OptimumScouting.com (Eric Galko) Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan
March 11
Comment: "With Jason Peters likely to return at 100% next year, tackle isn’t a huge need. However, the Eagles offensive line needs to get better and Fisher can play RT and at OG. Don’t rule out Star Lotulelei or Dee Milliner here."
NationalFootballPost.com (Russ Lande) Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan
March 1
Comment: "For Chip Kelly’s offense to succeed he needs offensive linemen that can block effectively out in space. Fisher combined with a healthy Jason Peters would give their offensive line a big boost and also provides insurance in the event that Peters does not get back to his pre-injury form."
USA Today (Tony Pauline) Dion Jordan, DE/OLB, Oregon
February 27
Comment: "Jordan is a natural fit for the 3-4 defense and a good fit for Chip Kelly, his former college coach."
NFL.com (Scott Pioli) Chance Warmack, G, Alabama
February 22
Comment: "The Eagles need help on their offensive line. Warmack is the best player in this draft at this point in time."
NFL.com (Mike Tannenbaum) Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah
February 23
Comment: "A two-time team captain at Utah, Lotulelei is a great complement to the finesse players of Philadelphia as a big, strong, stout guy."
NFL.com (Brian Billick) Chance Warmack, G, Alabama
February 25
Comment: "Quite possibly the cleanest player on the board. Landing Warmack and getting a couple of healthy players back could make this a good offensive line."
NFL.com (Charlie Casserly) Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah
February 24
Comment: "You go to the 3-4 defense, you need a nose tackle."
CBSSports.com (Will Brinson) Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
March 12
Comment: "With Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie headed to free agency and Nnamdi Asomugha likely following suit if he won't take a pay cut, cornerback becomes an immediate area of need in Philly.."
Yahoo! Sports (Doug Farrar) Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma
February 27
Comment: "Johnson's stock has been rising since a dominant Senior Bowl, and his combine tests proved what he already knew -- he's a very mobile lineman with freakish athletic tendencies. New head coach Chip Kelly may adapt some of his Oregon offensive principles for the NFL, but don't expect him to stray from the idea of a multiple zone-blocking system that provides optimal flexibility. Perhaps more than any other lineman in this class, Johnson has the pure athleticism to bring it in Kelly's schemes."
CBSSports.com (Pat Kirwan) Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
March 11
Comment: "Milliner is the best corner in the draft and the Eagles get an instant starter and a chance to get out from under some high-priced defensive backs."
Iggles Blitz (Tommy Lawlor) Dion Jordan, DE/OLB, Oregon
March 6
Comment: "This isn't a matter of linking Chip Kelly with one of his former players. Jordan is a very gifted prospect that all 32 teams will have interest in. He had a terrific showing at the Combine. He looked like the most natural pass rusher there. Put on the game tape and Jordan stands out there. He can fly off the edge."


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