MHR Community Mock Draft Pick #28

With the #28 pick in the 2009 MHR Community Mock Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles (via Carolina Panthers) select....


Philadelphia Eagles (via Carolina Panthers)

Round 1, Pick #28 overall

GM bcfunk




Details of the pick after the jump...

Eagles are used to RBs with Injuries...

From GM bcfunk:  Hot dog! After waiting a bit for the Arizona Cardinals (#31) to offer up a blockbuster trade (Anquan Boldin anyone?), the Eagles happily select Chris "Beanie" Wells with the 28th pick. Wells provides the Eagles with a true power running back (with speed) who immediately becomes their goal line stud and heir to Brian Westbrook (entering 8th season). This selection, along with Hakeem Nicks at #21, gives the Eagles two dynamic weapons for help McNabb to deploy. It also extends the shelf life of Mr. Questionable (Westbrook) who currently has Lorenzo Booker backing him up now that Correll Buckhalter signed with the Broncos. The Eagles briefly mull over drafting OT, William Beatty, but ultimately decided to address their offensive tackle need later in the draft. Wells is simply too good to pass on. 

Commish's Thoughts:  First off, forgive the caption, it wasn't fair.  Wells got the knock for injuries, but what I saw when I watched was a very tough player who didn't let his team down and played hurt.  As a player, he reminds me a bit of LJ, slightly upright runner, takes a lot hits in the upper body and gets cut down pretty easily, but he has a take no prisoners running style that will complement Westbrook nicely, and hopefully buy Westbrook a little more quality time in the backfield.  This is a nice spot for Wells to go, and a nice situation to end up in.  I dig it.



New York Giants are up next.  Wow, we are down to the nitty gritty now.  We will easily make it through the first round, and could even make it to Denver's pick in the 2nd.  We'll see what Russ comes up with when he isn't busy figuring out what makes the Rockies tick over at Purple Row.

The deadline for this pick is Midnight MST, April 10th..  As long as I receive the pick by that time it will be valid.  To send me the pick, just email me at the address shown in my profile.

New York Giants

Round 1, Pick #29 Overall

GM Russ


Round One

  1. Detroit Lions:  McDah               OLB Aaron Curry, Wake Forest
  2. St.Louis Rams:  53guys          OT Jason Smith, Baylor
  3. Kansas City Chiefs:  Papisan        DE/OLB Brian Orakpo, Texas  
  4. Seattle Seahawks:  Denver_Native         OT, Eugene Monroe, Virginia
  5. Cleveland Browns:  Zappa               WR, Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech
  6. Cincinnati Bengals:  DukeTC                    OT, Michael Oher, Ole Miss
  7. Oakland Raiders:  V. Money                          DT/NT, BJ Raji, Boston College
  8. Jacksonville Jaguars:  gunnermc               QB, Matt Stafford, Georgia
  9. Green Bay Packers:  Broncosorbust          OLB, Clay Matthews, USC
  10. San Francisco 49ers:  Elway's Ghost         DE/OLB, Everette Brown, Florida St.
  11. Buffalo Bills:  Rep56                        TE, Brandon Pettigrew, Oklahoma St.
  12. Denver Broncos:  broncofan91                            OLB, Brian Cushing, USC
  13. Washington Redskins:  Chawkins06                    DE Aaron Maybin, Penn St.
  14. New Orleans Saints:   gnarlybroncodude             DB, Malcolm Jenkins, Ohio St.
  15. Houston Texans:  PredominantlyOrange            WR, Jeremy Maclin, Missouri
  16. San Diego Chargers:  Sadaraine                         ILB, Rey Maualuga, USC
  17. New York Jets:  danelama                                    QB, Mark Sanchez, USC
  18. Denver Broncos (from Chicago):  Combat Chuk            RB, Knowshon Moreno, Georgia
  19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers:  OrangeCrush4082              QB, Josh Freeman, Kansas St.
  20. (Dallas Cowboys) Lions:  BDAWKisaBRONC          OT, Andre Smith, Alabama
  21. Philadelphia Eagles:  ejruiz                        WR, Hakeem Nicks, UNC
  22. Minnesota Vikings:  War Eagle Aubie                WR, Percy Harvin, Florida
  23. New England Patriots  bronco-Maine-iac         LB, James Laurinaitis, OSU
  24. Atlanta Falcons:  Stovie47              DT/DE, Peria Jerry, Ole Miss
  25. Miami Dolphins:  adamriggs                      CB, Sean Smith, Utah
  26. Baltimore Ravens  mla2131                      CB, Vontae Davis, Illinois
  27. Indianapolis Colts:  chikndnn                   DT, "Ziggy" Hood, Missouri
  28. (Carolina Panthers) Eagles:   bcfunk            RB, Chris Wells, Ohio St.
  29. New York Giants:  Russ                                    ON THE CLOCK
  30. Tennessee Titans:   Broncoman                   ON DECK
  31. Arizona Cardinals:  Calibroncoboy
  32. Pittsburgh Steelers:  PABroncofan
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