Will Christian Gonzalez hear his name be called by the Eagles on draft night? With James Bradberry a Free Agent, and Darius Slay going into the last year of his deal, there is little doubt that the Eagles have a massive need at Cornerback. It is a need you could say they have had going into the draft for the past several years.
But it never quite worked out for them to land one. It is hard to argue with who the Eagles picked instead. They got Devonta Smith and Landon Dickerson two years ago, and then Jordan Davis and Cam Jurgens last year. But it will be a disappointment if they come away without a Corner again. This draft is too deep at Cornerback for them to come away empty-handed yet again. And one CB Eagles fans should really keep their eyes on is Oregon’s Christian Gonzalez.
The Oregon cornerback was not on many draft boards before the season. But his great play this past year has him flying up into the first round. But would he be a good fit in Philly? Should the Eagles be concerned by the history of Pac 12 cornerbacks in the NFL? Or is he so good he can buck that trend? Here are 5 things to know about potential Eagles prospect Christian Gonzalez.