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Old 02-18-2013, 08:29 PM   #67
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Default Re: 2013 NFL Draft Discussion

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Originally Posted by GOBB
Your guess would be dumb. Bad trade for the Eagles to make giving up a young QB and the 5th pick for #1. I like Joeckle. But not at that price because Foles could easily fetch back more value than to be thrown in with the 5th pick to move up 4 spots. No thanks. You could also argue a healthy OL fares better and you can find Peters replacement elsewhere be it draft or free agency.

At that price? Going from #5 to #1 is a 1300 point difference, the equilivent of the 10th overall pick... that's a lot of value for Foles.

Franchise left tackles don't just pop up in free agency often. They're either old or a huge injury risk going forward if they ever do hit the market.

You need to get better up front. It's not a sexy pick, but it's a winning one.
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