Philadelphia Eagles: Grading the 2017 rookie draft class
How did the 2017 Philadelphia Eagles Draft class do in their first year?
The 2017-2018 NFL season is finally in the books and the Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl Champions. To say that 2017 was an incredible season for the Eagles would be an understatement. We all knew when the franchise would grab their first Lombardi trophy for the case, it would be an incredible moment. But the fact that the Eagles did it while facing so much adversity just makes it ten times sweeter.
Around this time last year, Eagles fans were already focused on choosing the 14th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. Fast forward to now, and we are still sitting on the high of a Super Bowl victory as the city of Philadelphia prepares for the winner’s parade.
So before we jump the gun are start the preparation of the 2018 season, let’s analyze how things went for the Eagles 2017 rookie class. Not everything was perfect. But let’s just say that Howie Roseman and Joe Douglas did a stellar job with their selections last spring. So let’s start from the back end of the picks.