Philadelphia Eagles draft: Ranking 3 potential surprise picks at 12

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Stress is settling in if you’re a Philadelphia Eagles fan.

Well, here we are. At the time of this story being published, we’re a little over a week away from the 2021 NFL Draft. There’s some excitement about what the Philadelphia Eagles might do, but there’s an added layer of stress as well. What if the Birds actually get this wrong? If anyone can screw this up, it’s Howie Roseman and the meddling owner, Jeffrey Lurie.

We won’t even get into where some of us feel our confidence levels are with Nick Sirianni. There’s no way to measure how much say he’ll have in the draft process, but if you’ve listened to his press conferences, there isn’t much of a buzz about most of what he’s been ‘saying’ anyway.

Let’s make long stories short. Rumor has it that the Eagles are looking to trade up. Some of the fan base and some of the staff here at Inside The Iggles is of the belief that the team should trade down. Whatever side you’re on with that, here’s something to mull over.

Regardless of where the Birds select in Round 1, there are sure to be some surprises. Here are three names that might wind up on Philly’s draft card.