Philadelphia Eagles 2022 full NFL mock draft: December edition
By Ryan Loftus
The Philadelphia Eagles further help their defense on Day 2 of the draft.
Although the Philadelphia Eagles drafted Stingley in the 1st round, the work on their secondary is not over yet. Jordan Battle is exactly who the Eagles need to finish off a good secondary.
He’s a fresh face for this struggling and regressing defense if he is available to the Eagles at pick 42. Projected to be a late-first to early-second round pick, he not only brings youth to an aging secondary, but he stands at six-foot-one, and 210 pounds.
He brings height to a secondary with only two starters over six-foot (Darius Slay and Anthony Harris). With Battle and a steadily progressing Marcus Epps that we have seen in the past few months, the Eagles’ safety tandem could be a scary one for years to come.
With each new class of rookies comes new names we have to learn, and among them, Henry To’oTo’o seems to be one of the hardest to pronounce (The correct way is “TOE-oh, TOE-oh”).
Do not be dissuaded by his name though, as his play is nothing to joke around about. He is a quick-triggered linebacker that will rush small blockers and show force until the whistle.
There are aspects of his game that needs improvement, especially on the athletic side, which is why he isn’t higher on the board. But with the athleticism he does have, he uses to his advantage. His play is similar to that of a familiar face, Davion Taylor. With his ability to make big plays behind the line of scrimmage, Eagles fans will remember his name, even if it is hard to pronounce.
The Eagles need depth behind their starting offensive line. With Brandon Brooks and Jason Kelce looking to be on their way out, and Lane Johnson soon to follow, the Eagles need an emergency plan for preparation.
Rasheed Walker is an O-lineman who fits in with the Philadelphia Eagles’ system. At six-foot-six and 320 pounds, Walker is a monster size-wise, and his playing ability backs that up. He’s able to square up against defenders and block well against the run.