Philadelphia Eagles 7-round, NFL mock draft as April approaches

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1. player. 840. . tight end. Gators . Kyle Pitts

Kyle Pitts is the perfect weapon for the Philadelphia Eagles offense.

At six-foot-six and 245-pounds, Kyle Pitts is an absolute monster of a man that has all of the tools to be a star for the Philadelphia Eagles. The former Florida Gator is a mismatch for every level of the defense and looks to be a future dominant force at the tight end position in the NFL.

He’s too big for cornerbacks to cover. He’s too fast for linebackers to match up with.

The Eagles have never drafted a player with Pitts game-changing potential, so if he is available at the sixth pick, the front office needs to pounce right away and bring the Philly fans the best offensive player in the entire draft.

Some have argued that the Birds’ shouldn’t select a tight-end this high, but Pitts is so much more than a tight end. He’s a weapon that can be lined up anywhere.

New head coach Nick Sirianni would have a heck of a time drawing up plans to deploy the Florida product. No matter where you line him up (out wide, in the slot, or at the line of scrimmage), Kyle Pitts will force defenses to keep a few sets of eyes on him. That alone would make him the perfect investment with a top ten selection.