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Former Eagles first-rounder fighting for a job

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06:58 AM ET 07.15 | In 2010, the Eagles used their first-round pick, No. 13 overall, on Michigan standout Brandon Graham, who leads a cast of players among that Philly draft class who may be fighting for their jobs. Just when it looked like Graham had solidified his spot, the fourth-year pro is once again fighting for his job. He began last season as a sub, finished as a starter and tied for the team lead in sacks with 5.5. New coach plus a new system equals a new position for Graham: a stand-up pass-rusher in a 3-4 scheme. "Yeah, it's a whole new slate for me," Graham said this spring. "Shoot, I'm just going to make the best of it." To do so, Graham will have to beat out Trent Cole or Connor Barwin for a starting spot. Make the team? Probably.

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July 15, 2013  07:26 AM ET

Jermiah Trotter ?

July 15, 2013  09:48 AM ET

an eagle first rounder equates to a "CUT" player on any other team--- Land of the LOSERS in the Toilet of Philly.... Ringless and Clueless one more year !!!!

July 15, 2013  09:53 AM ET

Special teams if anything. He should still be under contract as a former first rounder.

July 15, 2013  10:13 AM ET

Who??

July 15, 2013  10:14 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

an eagle first rounder equates to a "CUT" player on any other team--- Land of the LOSERS in the Toilet of Philly.... Ringless and Clueless one more year !!!!

I got nuttin....haha.

July 15, 2013  10:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

an eagle first rounder equates to a "CUT" player on any other team--- Land of the LOSERS in the Toilet of Philly.... Ringless and Clueless one more year !!!!

I sense you're holding back.

July 15, 2013  10:17 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

an eagle first rounder equates to a "CUT" player on any other team--- Land of the LOSERS in the Toilet of Philly.... Ringless and Clueless one more year !!!!

I got nuttin....haha.

July 15, 2013  10:23 AM ET

Michael Vick?

July 15, 2013  01:48 PM ET

Feel bad for the kid cuz the eagles never should have taken him to begin with...One of the latest mistakes that Andy Reid and company made...although not as bad as selecting a mid 30's, firefighter from Canada...that made no sense...nor did trading out of first round for Kolb...ehh let me just stop. New regime in town. he has to use the cards he was dealt!

July 15, 2013  03:47 PM ET

Some guys are first rounders and walk around camp as a first rounder, other first rounders, play like first rounders!!!

July 15, 2013  08:13 PM ET

Kid is unequivocal garbage, straight up.

July 15, 2013  08:15 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Feel bad for the kid cuz the eagles never should have taken him to begin with...One of the latest mistakes that Andy Reid and company made...although not as bad as selecting a mid 30's, firefighter from Canada...that made no sense...nor did trading out of first round for Kolb...ehh let me just stop. New regime in town. he has to use the cards he was dealt!

They traded up, skipped on Jason Pierre-Paul, and drafted this dead weight.

Should have cut him last season. There's no chance he makes the roster in a 3-4.

July 15, 2013  08:18 PM ET

And I remember when they drafted Danny Watkins.

27-year old rookie.

I remember yelling high and low of my outrage. And people on here telling me how good he was going to be. You don't waste 1st round picks on 27-year old rookies.

 
July 15, 2013  08:19 PM ET
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And people on here telling me how good he was going to be.

Yeah... I'm talking about you, DJchangeshisnamealot

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