TUCSON, ARIZONA - SEPTEMBER 16: Wide receiver Jacob Cowing #2 of the Arizona Wildcats reacts after scoring a touchdown against the UTEP Miners during the second half of the college football game at Arizona Stadium on September 16, 2023 in Tucson, Arizona.

Day 3 of the draft is here. The Eagles spent the first two days rebuilding their defense. In particular, their secondary. They not only saw Quinyon Mitchell fall into their laps at pick 22, but then when Cooper DeJean was falling on day 2, they moved up to grab him as well.

Thats two Cornerbacks, with a 1st round grade, the Eagles took with their first two picks. It is reminiscent of 2002 when they drafted Lito Shepard, Michael Lewis, and Sheldon Brown with their first 3 picks. And now Mitchell and DeJean have a chance to be the Shepard and Brown of the modern era.

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - APRIL 25: Quinyon Mitchell celebrates with fans after being selected 22nd overall by the Philadelphia Eagles during the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft at Campus Martius Park and Hart Plaza on April 25, 2024 in Detroit, Michigan.

A Long Wait For Their Next Pick

It was a while though until they made their next selection. Pick 53 turned into pick 78 when they traded up for Cooper Dejean. But that eventually turned into pick 86 when they traded down with the Texans to add a 4th round pick. Then that turned into pick 94 when they added a 3rd 4th round pick.

They did finally make that pick, and took a guy not many fans knew before draft night. Edge Rusher Jalyx Hunt out of Houston Christian. Someone Howie Roseman describes as having “freaky tools”.

97.5 The Fanatic on Twitter: ""He has freaky tools in his body. He is an explosive guy. This is a perfect developmental guy for us. These guys are hard to find."-Howie Roseman on Jalyx Hunt / Twitter"

"He has freaky tools in his body. He is an explosive guy. This is a perfect developmental guy for us. These guys are hard to find."-Howie Roseman on Jalyx Hunt

On to Day 3 Of The Draft

Which brings us to day 3. Thanks to Howie trading down multiple times, they now have ALOT of picks today.

  • 4th round – No. 120
  • 4th Round- No. 123
  • 4th Round- No. 132
  • 5th round – No. 152
  • 5th round- No. 171
  • 5th round- No. 172
  • 6th round – No. 210

It is hard to see them taking a player with all of these picks. Don’t be surprised if they package some together to trade up. They could also turn them into future picks. Or, they can do what they did last year, and trade them away for current players, see D’Andre Swift last year.

But if they do keep the picks, who might they take with them? There are many interesting names left on the board. Another Rugby player from overseas, a Center who broke a record set by Jason Kelce, and a linebacker with a legacy connection to the Eagles.

Here are 11 Players the Eagles Could Draft on Day 3:

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