tinyfav.com May 26, 2018

Eagles address defense with two fourth-round picks

03 May 2018, 02:17 | Percy Christensen

Getty Images

Getty Images

Almost a year later, the defending Super Bowl champions selected Australian rugby player Jordan Mailata from Sydney with the 233rd overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Akers obviously has some bragging rights as the Eagles are Super Bowl champions, but his zinger about the players the Cowboys and every other team picking not even being born the last time the Cowboys won a championship?

Football operations chief Howie Roseman said the Eagles' attempts to get a Sproles-type back in the draft "just didn't work out". This is the way the East Germans used to develop young athletes, by the way - "You vill be zee pole vaulter" - and we'll leave that comparison where it is.

Spending one of the Eagles' few late-round picks here isn't ideal, but it's worth it to get a guy who many expected to be the top tight end in the draft. Philadelphia chose to trade back up during the second round from 52 to 49. Free agent running back C.J. Anderson, coming off a 1,000-yard rushing season, has attracted interest from the Eagles per a source.

With their first pick of the NFL Draft's fourth round, they added Pitt cornerback Avonte Maddox at 125 overall. He will team with Zach Ertz and give the Eagles a potent "Tiger" package.

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Android Oreo updates starting in UK
You can keep checking for the update manually by heading over to the Settings About Phone and System Software Update . Thankfully, the full Oreo update will roll out to everyone-in the U.S. , at least-with other markets set to follow.

Tottenham overcome nervy start to pad top-four lead over chasing Chelsea
Meanwhile, Eriksen's audacious effort from distance had Karnezis scrambling across his goal, but drifted wide of the target. But within three minutes of the restart, the door appeared to be closed on any potential Watford comeback.

Tornado watch for most of central Kansas until late Tuesday night
The threat for severe storms will likely be in the central and southern Plains, perhaps extending into the lower Missouri Valley. For the past week, conditions have been mostly quiet across Central Illinois, which has meant mostly dry weather.

Mailata, who EPSN described as the Eagles' "most interesting pick", has never played gridiron but what he does have is size and, more importantly, speed.

"The Eagles traded out of the first round but still were able to get TE Dallas Goedert in the second round".

The Eagles traded to pick No. 49 to grab the 6-foot-5, 256-pound tight end, giving up picks in the second and fifth rounds to move up from the 52nd pick to grab the Jackrabbit. Maybe it's not on the same level as using a first-round pick on a 26-year-old Canadian firefighter - of course, who would do that? - but there are some reaches and some wishful thinking here and there. He has experience at guard and tackle and the Eagles, who announced him as the latter, will likely experiment with him at both. "The ever-presence of a man, out of nowhere he would just pop up to see what I was doing".

And Gotsis actually played American Football growing up in Melbourne.

"I've watched him play a lot being from NDSU, kind of a hometown person nearly", Goedert said. "They wanted me to lose another 50 pounds but I couldn't because I was (at) 10 percent body fat".

Other News

Trending Now

Stephen Curry Ruled Probable for Game 2
Durant also revealed to the publication that reading the Bible helps him prepare for games as it guides him to play his best on the court.

Windows 10 RS4 April update launches today
Windows Update ensures that your PC passes all of Microsoft's checks and won't run into any problems once the update is installed. Cortana , the digital assistant by Microsoft, has been updated to leverage the new Dictation feature.

Lea Michele Is Engaged to Boyfriend Zandy Reich!
Lea previously opened up to People about her life with 32-year-old Zandy, "I'm very happy and I think that you can tell". According to The Blast , Reich is the president of a women's clothing line called AYR , and is notoriously private.

UN Security Council envoys hear of rapes, murders from Rohingya refugees
Pierce praised Bangladesh for their support of the Rohingya community, saying they have "saved thousands of Rohingya lives". Thousands of refugees gathered amid scorching heat at the Kutupalong camp to welcome the visiting delegation.

U.S. risks trade fight with Europe as sanctions delay expires
Goods include sweetcorn and cranberries, along with Kentucky bourbon, cigars, jeans and motorcycles. Mexico and Canada are in talks with the USA on a revised North American Free Trade Agreement.

Apple disappointed with iPhone X sales
The report follows news from Bloomberg that demand for the iPhone X was fading , based on reports from Apple's device assemblers. Most 3D features can easily be replaced with a simple touch-and-hold method, or long-pressing as it's more commonly called.

Democrats contest outcome of committee probe on Trump, Russia collusion
The committee found that there was "no evidence" of coordination between Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and the Kremlin. "The investigation did find poor judgment and ill-considered actions by the Trump and Clinton campaigns", it said.

Rahul Gandhi's plane scare: Police await technical experts' report
PM Modi reportedly asked Rahul Gandhi whether he was fine, which signaled that the government was not taking the incident lightly. According to the operator's report, there was a snag in the autopilot mode.

Everything you need to know about Fortnite Season 4
Namely, the long-awaited and highly anticipated theory crafted event of a Meteor crashing on Fortnite's Map has finally occurred. Fortnite's original Save the World co-op mode also got a hefty update , adding a new story mission series called Blockbuster.

Armenian President Steps In to Mediate Political Standoff
Pashinyan met Sunday with Russian lawmakers, telling them his premiership would not threaten the South Caucasus country's close ties with Moscow.