Drafting a QB a possibility for Eagles?

May, 7, 2014
May 7
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The quarterback position appears to be set for the Philadelphia Eagles.

Nick Foles is the clear-cut starter, with Mark Sanchez and Matt Barkley battling for the backup spot.

When the NFL draft takes place from Thursday-Saturday, the Eagles aren't expected to select a quarterback with any of their six picks.

But, you never know.

The Eagles weren't expected to draft a tight end in the second round last season before they went ahead and nabbed Stanford’s Zach Ertz.

Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel, Central Florida's Blake Bortles, Fresno State's Derek Carr and Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater are all potential first-round picks, and the Eagles hold the No. 22 overall pick.

“There's more diversity of opinion on the top quarterbacks than I've ever seen,” NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock told the Wilmington (Del.) News Journal. “A Manziel or a Bortles, one or both, could slide.”

In a pre-draft discussion with area reporters last week, Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said the team could trade up or down for any player it coveted, including a quarterback.

“Everything's for sale, if it's the right price,” Roseman told area reporters, which included the News Journal and ESPN.com. “If anyone wants to buy my house for the right price, I'll sell it right now. We're not out there openly shopping guys, but in these conversations about moving up and moving down, teams will say, 'Where do you have depth?' If there was something that we thought made us better (we'd do it).”

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