Akers obviously has some bragging rights as the Eagles are Super Bowl champions, but his zinger about the players the Cowboys and every other team picking not even being born the last time the Cowboys won a championship?
Still, Goedert knew the Eagles were interested in him, after they met with him at the scouting combine, brought him to Philadelphia for a visit and attended his pro day workout. This is a guy we felt dominated at that level of play the last two years.
"Just on the tape, you see a guy that can separate at the top of routes, and a guy that's going to be the friend to the quarterback", Douglas said.
The 6-foot-5, 260-pound Goedert was the third tight end taken in this year's draft.
"The ones I talked to, they don't really think there's going to be very much of a learning curve", he said. He had 72 receptions for 1,111 yards and seven touchdowns last season, helping the Jackrabbits advance to the Division I FCS semifinals.
Peele said he patterns his game after National Football League tight ends Travis Kelce and Zach Ertz. Coach and his staff are really excited about the way we can utilize him. "It's exciting to have a pick like this to add". Wentz and Goedert share an agent and when the latter was at the NovaCare Complex earlier this month for a pre-draft visit they met. Immediately after the pick was in, Wentz shot off one text message after another to his newest weapon. The Eagles gave up their fifth-round pick (pick 159) to make this move, but it was worth it for two reasons.
The Philadelphia Eagles drafted Goedert in the second round of the NFL Draft with the No. 49 pick overall Friday night. The Eagles traded the 52nd and the 169th overall picks to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for the 49th overall pick.
But when he faced the 13th-ranked TCU as a junior, he caught 5 passes for 96 yards and a touchdown.
In all six Democrats voted to confirm Pompeo to be the next secretary of state, in addition to Independent Senator Angus King. Here are four things to know about the State Department, which Pompeo is inheriting in disarray.
This speculation had the Patriots considering drafting a possible replacement for Gronkowski in the upcoming draft. Neither the Miami Dolphins, the Buffalo Bills , nor the New York Jets are expected to reach the postseason.
We know that the police behaved with professionalism in the encounter, while Turner's behavior left a lot to be desired. Turner says in the video that her daughter called her to come to the scene. "The conduct was indefensible.
She said he also stayed with her last fall, but she asked him to leave because she was suspicious he was using drugs in the house. A law enforcement official said during a press briefing early Thursday that they do not believe the suspect has become "mobile".
The researchers also caution that patients should always consult with their physicians before changing any medication regimen. This type of study imagines that patients actually take their drugs as they were prescribed for them.
This measure is part of the parent company Facebook strengthening user privacy guidelines to protect user data. This feature must be good choice for them who treat their Instagram stories like their personal documentary.
Earlier this week, she settled her High Court action against a United States laboratory for €2.5 million. Minister Harris had asked the management of the CervicalCheck programme to reflect on their position.
For weeks now, players have seen meteors in Fortnite's sky, with Epic tossing shooting stars into the mix not too long ago. Though the Battle Royale portion of Fortnite is free to play, Epic does sell Early Access to its "Save the World" mode.
Asked if he was sure that he was doing the right thing, Wenger said: "You are never sure if you do the right thing. I think he will be available for Egypt at the World Cup". "Honestly, I don't know what I will do.
The 24-year-old was averaging 10 points and five rebounds in this series, though he was not as active in the Wizards' offense. VanVleet is questionable for tonight's game, but regardless of his status Wright has carved out a defined role this series.
The name of the baby prince of Cambridge, who was born on Monday at 11.01am weighing 8lb 7oz, has yet to be unveiled. Whatever his name, the new baby's official title will be styled the same as his siblings: Prince (name) Cambridge.
Subway restaurants announced Wednesday that they will be closing hundreds of locations in the next coming months. Their plans are to concentrate the opening of new stores in Germany, Great Britain and Asia.
Why Dolphins fans should be excited about Mike Gesicki
Even at the next level, he will pose a matchup problem with his ability to high-point the ball and outleap his defenders. Earlier this week Gesicki joined fellow Nittany Lions, Saquon Barkley and DaeSean Hamilton as Nike athletes.
StormTrack Weather: Warm temps. return for weekend
Wednesday night , there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 56, according to the weather service. Rapid warming will increase snowmelt and the potential for flooding in smaller streams and creeks near the foothills.
Wenger reveals why he turned down Man United job
Mourinho's behaviour has been appalling, not just with Wenger but with everyone, particularly Wenger. "I speak to everybody. We want second place, that's the aim, but we can not look beyond this game.
Ford minimizing auto lineup in the United States
The automaker says it made $1.74 billion, or 43 cents per share, compared with $1.59 billion, or 40 cents per share a year ago. Now the Dearborn company is more aggressively phasing out its passenger cars as it focuses on trucks and electric vehicles.
Sky reconsiders Fox offer after Comcast bid
United States cable TV giant Comcast has made a formal £22bn bid for Sky that values the UK broadcaster at £12.50 a share. It also owns movie studio Universal Pictures, home to "Minions" and "Jason Bourne" movies and some theme parks.
USA 10-year bond yield hits highest since 2014
So even if you have the second safest possible investment, it still needs to offer a higher rate of return than a Treasury note. Gold has responded more favorably today due to the fact that lower prices are tempting investors back into the market.
PNG PM calls for fight against Malaria to continue
Malaria is a life-threatening disease transmitted by parasites contained in the bite of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. Lallianhlira, said the State Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme (SVBDCP) is being actively pursued to prevent malaria .