March 08, 2018
I write this post every year, and it really doesn't mean anything, but it feels like something to do, so you'll read it and like it. Anyway, I took a look at the 32nd overall pick – the Philadelphia Eagles' pick currently in the 2018 NFL Draft – over the last 25 years, and found that it's a shockingly bad group.
Here's the list:
|Year||Pick No. 32|
|2017||Ryan Ramczyk, OT, Saints|
|2016||Emmanuel Ogbah, DE, Browns|
|2015||Malcom Brown, DT, Patriots|
|2014||Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Vikings|
|2013||Matt Elam, S, Ravens|
|2012||David Wilson, RB, Giants|
|2011||Derek Sherrod, OT, Packers|
|2010||Patrick Robinson, CB, Saints|
|2009||Ziggy Hood, DT, Steelers|
|2008||Phillip Merling, DE, Dolphins|
|2007||Anthony Gonzalez, WR, Colts|
|2006||Mathias Kiwanuka, DE, Giants|
|2005||Logan Mankins, OG, Patriots|
|2004||Benjamin Watson, TE, Patriots|
|2003||Tyler Brayton, DE, Raiders|
|2002||Patrick Ramsey, QB, Redskins|
|2001||Drew Brees, QB, Chargers|
|2000||Dennis Northcutt, WR, Browns|
|1999||Kevin Johnson, WR, Browns|
|1998||Jerome Pathon, WR, Colts|
|1997||Nathan Davis, DE, Falcons|
|1996||Leeland McElroy, RB, Cardinals|
|1995||Craig Newsome, CB, Packers|
|1994||Eric Mahlum, OG, Colts|
|1993||Ben Coleman, OG. Cardinals|
Drew Brees is going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer, Logan Mankins was a very good guard in the NFL for a long time, Ben Watson is still in the league, and Ryan Ramczyk had a good rookie season. Other than those guys? Yikes! I mean, who in the hell is Eric Mahlum?
So should the Eagles trade out? Trade up? Forfeit the pick? Run naked through the streets? I say yes.
Here are the players drafted at each of their other draft slots since 2010. They are also not very pretty.
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