Worst-case scenarios for the Eagles first selection in the 2023 NFL Draft

Howie Roseman, Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
Howie Roseman, Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) /
2 of 5
Paris Johnson, Philadelphia Eagles
Paris Johnson, Philadelphia Eagles(Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) /

1. Paris Johnson, Jalen Carter, Tyree Wilson, and Bijan Robinson are all taken before the tenth-overall selection.

This is not an exaggeration. We called the NovaCare Complex. We asked to speak to Howie Roseman, and wouldn’t you know it? We never got him on the phone, but we’ve given ourselves the liberty to speak for him anyway.

We believe Jalen Carter, Bijan Robinson, Tyree Wilson, and Paris Johnson are among the players at the top of this team’s shopping list. We are also certain that there’s no way in Hades that all of these guys will fall to ten.

What if they’re all gone? It doesn’t feel like Philly would take a cornerback, and even at ten, there seems to be a high chance that Christian Gonzalez and Devon Witherspoon will no longer be among the available options.

Johnson, Carter, Wilson, and Bijan Robinson might also be gone, and if they are, choosing at ten feels like a bigger gamble. Cross your fingers. Hope for the best, but if we’re being honest, history has taught us that some of these guys aren’t going to work out.

Did we mention that we were nervous and that the Eagles had better nail this?