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2016 BRB NFL Mock Draft: With the Eighth Pick, The Philadelphia Eagles Select...

The Eagles' secondary is suspect at best. Let's fix that, shall we?

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With the eighth pick of the 2016 BRB user mock draft, the Eagles – led by our very own bigfatdrunk – have bolstered their defense with one of the most promising defensive back prospects in this entire class.

Round 1 – Pick #8: (CB) Vernon Hargreaves III, Florida

Chip Kelly: Philadelphia Eagles :: General Sherman: Atlanta

After Kelly's reign of error, "new" General Manager Howie Roseman has been pounding the Ctrl-Z (undo) function all off-season.  So far, he's done a pretty dadgum good job of rebuilding Atlanta the Eagles, but he still has a way to go.  In a sorry, talent-less NFC East, the Eagles should quickly be back and compete for the division title.

Offensively, there's a lot to like about the squad aside from the starting QB.  Sam Bradford simply isn't a good QB, and I definitely admit to feeling a strong urge to go QB with this pick.  If Goff was still in play, he'd be my guy.  Otherwise, the offensive line will be one of the best in the NFL, and there's talent at both WR (need depth) and TE.  RB, currently manned by perennial underachiever Ryan Matthews, is another concern.

Defensively, the Iggles have talent at all three levels, though CB is in bad shape.  Eric Rowe, Nolan Carroll, Ron Brooks, and Leodis McKelvin frighten not a single offensive coordinator in the league.  Replacing the replacement-level Nigel Bradham is also a thought.

Currently, common wisdom has the Eagles taking Ezekiel Elliott.  This makes sense, of course.  What makes less sense is taking a RB over a CB with this pick.  I simply can't see the team looking at the 29 year old Carroll, who's coming off of an injury, and thinking "he's my #1 or #2 CB".

Thus, the Philadelphia "Booing Santa Claus" Eagles select Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and denerrigoli are now officially on the clock. Their pick will be posted at 10:00 AM CDT tomorrow morning.

1.            Tennessee Titans--Laremy Tunsil (OT--Ole Miss)

2.            Cleveland Browns--Joey Bosa (DE--Ohio State)

3.            San Diego Chargers--Jalen Ramsey (CB/S--FSU)

4.            Los Angeles Rams--Carson Wentz (QB--NDSU)

5.            Jacksonville Jaguars--Myles Jack (LB--UCLA)

6.            Baltimore RavensDeForest Buckner (DL—Oregon)

7.            San Francisco 49ersJared Goff (QB—California)

8.            Philadelphia Eagles--Vernon Hargreaves III (CB--Florida)

9.            Tampa Bay Buccaneers--denerrigoli

10.          New York Giants--H&Hguy

11.          Chicago Bears--C.Nelson42

12.          New Orleans Saints--Lionlocker

13.          Miami Dolphins--Free2shred00

14.          Oakland Raiders--BostonianToro

15.          Dallas Cowboys--Roll.Texans.Roll (VIA TRADE)

16.          Detroit Lions--Huggy The Bear

17.          Atlanta Falcons--athens_murder

18.          Indianapolis Colts--FreedomRide

19.          Buffalo Bills--Texstros9495

20.          New York Jets--Houstonkingo

21.          Washington Redskins--whiteiron

22.          Houston Texans--BRB Staff

23.          Minnesota Vikings--King_of_the_Gridiron

24.          Cincinnati Bengals--Summer of Watt

25.          Pittsburgh Steelers--GannonNash

26.          Seattle Seahawks--thepencilneck

27.          Green Bay Packers--FeedEmToTheWolves1099

28.          Kansas City Chiefs--Senor Stan

29.          Arizona Cardinals--HovaFlow

30.          Carolina Panthers--Vance87

31.          Denver Broncos--viper17d