2012 NFL Mock Draft: Philadelphia Eagles Go Local And Select Devon Still

In the latest SB Nation NFL Mock Draft, Ryan Van Bibber has the Philadelphia Eagles picking defensive tackle Devon Still out of Penn State in the first round.

Still is a very intriguing prospect who lately has been mocked anywhere from the mid-first to the second round. He's a big-bodied tackle who could eat up some serious space on the interior of the line between Trent Cole and Jason Babin.

The Eagles defense at times struggled to stop the run, something Still excelled at in college for the Nittany Lions. With DeMeco Ryans now on the team after last week's trade with the Houston Texans, inside linebacker all of a sudden becomes considerably less of a need.

Luke Kuechly has been the popular pick for weeks if he gets to the 15th spot, but maybe now Andy Reid and co. go in a different direction. Philadelphia doesn't have a truly pressing need anywhere on the team like many others drafting this high, so it will be intriguing to see which way they go.

Regardless, Still would be a fine selection to help shore up the defensive line and provide a good rotation with Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson.

For more Eagles coverage, be sure to check out out blog Bleeding Green Nation and SB Nation Philly for all the latest news and updates.

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