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The Eagles have a lot of options at the No. 4 spot in the NFL draft, but that also means a lot of different projections in mock drafts.
As the Philadelphia Eagles usher in the Chip Kelly era, they're in a prime position to reload the team with the fourth overall pick in the 2013 draft. There is no clear consensus in the online mock draft world, and some of these projections are now hilariously dated with the surprise hiring of Kelly and his unique offensive vision. Let's take a look at them anyway.
SB Nation's own Dan Kadar projects the Eagles to pick Texas A&M OT Luke Joeckel. Joeckel is now the clear No. 1 tackle in the class with Jake Matthews and Taylor Lewan staying in college another year:
If Joeckel continues to slip in a mock draft this far, he'll continue being the pick. Because Jason Peters' future is such an unknown, Joeckel should be picked without hesitation.
CBS Sports' Rob Rang has West Virginia QB Geno Smith falling to the Eagles on draft day. Obviously, he made his mock before Kelly got hired, but it's oddly prescient now. Rang isn't sold on Nick Foles long-term:
Aa quarterback with Smith's intriguing skill set will certainly catch the attention of Andy Reid's replacement. The perception is that Smith struggled mightily down the stretch but take that with a grain of salt -- he threw for 42 touchdowns and six interceptions.
As for the NFL.com draft experts, there's no consensus whatsoever. Gil Brandt has Philly taking Alabama guard Chance Warmack, Charles Davis projects Utah nose tackle Star Lotulelei, and Daniel Jeremiah is mocking Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner.
Obviously, these should all be taken with a boulder of salt. The Kelly hiring changes everything about Philly's offseason projections, so expect these mock drafts to be completely different next week.