2013 NFL Mock Draft: Eagles select Eric Fisher

USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia has a number of holes but can fill one with the addition of Fisher along the offensive front.

In the latest edition of SB Nation's NFL mock draft by Dan Kadar, the Philadelphia Eagles bolstered their offensive line with the selection of Central Michigan Chippewas left tackle Eric Fisher with the fourth overall pick.

Fisher is the second-rated tackle on the board for many and the first for some, only behind Texas A&M's Luke Joeckel, who is mocked to the Kansas City Chiefs here.

At 6'7 and 305 pounds, Fisher is an animal who has great strength and solid technique. Fisher has the ability to get out into space and wreck the second level of a defense while more than holding his own in the pass game, stonewalling many defensive linemen.

In new head coach Chip Kelly's system, Fisher's mobility could be the perfect fit.

Despite having Jason Peters on the left side, Philadelphia might be hard-pressed to say its set in that spot, considering Peters is coming off a torn Achilles tendon. At right tackle, Todd Herremans is good but certainly upgradable, making Fisher an ideal candidate for the Eagles.

More from SB Nation:

Wheel Routes: Concussions, tolerance and Chilly

Falcons sign "one-trick pony" Osi Umenyiora

Could Carson Palmer land in Arizona?

NFL Draft: Geno Smith to visit the Chiefs

NFL mock draft: Finally, some clarity

NFL Mock Draft: SB Nation bloggers are on the clock

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.