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Philadelphia Eagles: What the Birds Need In the NFL Draft

Published by on April 23, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

It has been 23 years since the Philadelphia Eagles drafted a running back in the first round. Can you name that back?

Keith Byars in 1986.

So to think that the Eagles will draft a runner in Saturday's NFL Draft is absurd, right?

Wrong.

ESPN's Sal Paolantonio reported a few days ago that the Eagles were looking to move up in the draft to select Georgia's Knowshon Moreno.

It wasn't the first time you heard the Eagles were interested in Moreno.

Ray Didinger, a pro football Hall of Famer and sportswriter, also thinks the Eagles should get Moreno.

ESPN Draft "expert" Mel Kiper, Jr. has the Eagles picking Moreno with their first round pick, and if I'm not mistaken...

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