The Eagles selected Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft and picked up Washington cornerback Sidney Jones in the second round, though Jones is not yet fully recovered from an Achilles injury in college. They also got great value in the third round with West Virginia corner Rasul Douglas and a Darren Sproles clone in the fourth round with San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey.
Even if Pederson is right, it is up to him to harness that talent the way Holmgren did with the Packers and then again with the Seahawks, whom he led to their first Super Bowl in 2005.
You acquire all this new talent through the draft, through free agency, always having roster moves, Pederson said. “And so being able to bring all of that together through training camp … you keep asking yourself that question of just how well can they join together and play together, and you don’t know until you start playing in July and August.
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Stenerud, who played the bulk of his career with the Chiefs before stints with the Packers and Vikings was a four-time Pro Bowler and seven-time All-Pro selection and is in the halls of fame for both the Chiefs and Packers. A Super Bowl champion with the 1969 Chiefs, Stenerud was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1991.