April 30, 2015
The Eagles were not able to get Chip Kelly's Oregon protege, Marcus Mariota. After months of speculation that Chip Kelly could make an unprecedented move from the 20th overall pick up to the second overall pick, Tennessee simply handed in their draft card, and Mariota became a Titan.
The Eagles certainly put up a fight. They reportedly offered the following for Mariota, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.
What package are #Eagles talking about to go to No. 1 or No. 2? Two 1st rounders, a 3rd rounder, Fletcher Cox, Boykin, Kendricks, more. Wow.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 30, 2015
The #Eagles have offered Sam Bradford as part of their trade package, I’m told. It has not been enough.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 1, 2015
So that would be:
• Two first round picks
• A third round pick
• Fletcher Cox
• Sam Bradford
• Mychal Kendricks
• Brandon Boykin
We reported as far back as February that the Eagles were determined to get Mariota. The above trade package certainly displays that determination, with authority.
The Sam Bradford era begins.
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