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2014 NFL Draft: 5 Last-Minute Philadelphia Eagles Rumors to Know About

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5 Last-Minute Philadelphia Eagles Rumors to Know About

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The draft is just days away and it is the time of year when rumors and speculation runs rampant throughout the league. The Philadelphia Eagles have been involved in quite a few of these scenarios. Let's take a look at five last-minute rumors Philadelphia Eagles fans should know about.

5. Standing Pat And Selecting the Best Cornerback Available

Kyle Fuller Philadelphia Eagles
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5. Standing Pat And Selecting the Best Cornerback Available

Kyle Fuller Philadelphia Eagles
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The Philadelphia Eagles could certainly use an injection of youth at the cornerback position. If the Eagles don't move up or down in the draft, Kyle Fuller might make the most sense. He is a big, physical corner. Attributes Chip Kelly craves at the corner spot, and would give the Eagles a long-term solution at the all important cornerback position.

4. Trading Up In the First Round For A Premier Safety

Calvin Pryor Philadelphia Eagles
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4. Trading Up In the First Round For A Premier Safety

Calvin Pryor Philadelphia Eagles
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There are plenty of intriguing options available at the safety position for the Philadelphia Eagles. Unfortunately for them, they may be gone by 22. If the Eagles want to upgrade the safety position a trade up is the best way to do it.

3. Trading Down And Stockpiling Picks

Cody Latimer Philadelphia Eagles
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3. Trading Down And Stockpiling Picks

Cody Latimer Philadelphia Eagles
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Eagles general manager Howie Roseman has made no secret about the fact that he would love more than six picks in this stacked draft class. If the Eagles are sitting at 22 and most of the top tier prospects are off the board, trading down and grabbing a few extra picks would be a shrewd move.

2. Trading Up Near the Top of the First Round For A Premium Wide Receiver

Sammy Watkins Philadelphia Eagles
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2. Trading Up Near the Top of the First Round For A Premium Wide Receiver

Sammy Watkins Philadelphia Eagles
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It's no secret that Sammy Watkins and Mike Evans are the cream of the crop in a stacked receiver class. There have been rumblings that the Eagles would love to get their hands on either player. That will require a massive trade up. Will the Eagles sell the farm for one of these dynamic talents? We will find out Thursday Night.

1. Trading Up For Anthony Barr

Anthony Barr Philadelphia Eagles
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1. Trading Up For Anthony Barr

Anthony Barr Philadelphia Eagles
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If there was one thing the Eagles lacked last season it was a young, dynamic pass rusher. Someone who could consistently threaten a quarterback. Anthony Barr can certainly do that. His size and athleticism make him a perfect fit in the Eagles 3-4 defensive scheme. If there is one player who is worth a trade up regarding the Eagles, it is Barr.