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Philadelphia Eagles Finally Get a Player on Day Two

Published by on April 26, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The Eagles were slated to pick at No. 85, but they traded down to 91.  Then they traded down to 137.  But finally, they came away with a player.

Only they didn't draft him.

The Eagles traded picks 137 and 141 to New England for the cornerback/return man Ellis Hobbs. 

Hobbs stands at 5'9" tall and weighs a solid 195 pounds.  He will be 26 at the start of the 2009 season.

In his four-year career, Hobbs had nine interceptions.  He has averaged 27.7 yards per kickoff return and has returned a kick for a touchdown in each of the last three seasons.

Hobbs is a tough, physical, and durable player.  He has only missed one game in his career.  He isn't kno...

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