Eagles Personnel Attended Wisconsin’s Pro Day

Lost in last week’s Free Agency madness, an Eagles scout was spotted taking in Wisconsin’s Pro Day.

Wisconsin has a few offensive linemen prospects that are worth keeping an eye on in April, along with one defensive linemen.

David Edwards | OT | 6’3, 208 lbs| Jr.

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Edwards will fall into a category similar to Jordan Mailata’s in that he will not step right in and play (well) in his rookie year. He is still learning the offensive tackle position after initially entering Wisconsin as a tight end. He has the ability to develop into a starting tackle, and with the team wanting to protect Carson Wentz as much as possible, it might be best to draft another developmental offensive linemen who can learn from two of the best tackles in the game in Jason Peters and Lane Johnson.

Current projection:  3rd Round

Beau Benzschawel | OG | 6’6, 315 lbs| Sr.

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He doesn’t have the athletic ability the Eagles like their offensive linemen to have, but the talent is there in Benzschawel if the Eagles still wanted to take him. Similar to David Edwards, he wouldn’t likely be able to step right in and play at a high level, but if the team wants Carson Wentz to be protected for the foreseeable future in Philadelphia, it’s probably better to grab offensive linemen in this draft to develop over the next few years.

Current projection:  3rd Round

Michael Deiter | OT | 6’6, 310 lbs| Sr.

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Unlike Benzschawel, Deiter does have the athletic ability the Eagles love to have in their offensive linemen. He is at his best when he is blocking on screen plays and moving up the field. Once again this could be a pick the Eagles use to try to find their Jason Peters replacement, especially if they don’t trust Jordan Mailata to be a surefire franchise left tackle.

Current projection:  5th-6th Round

Olive Sagapolu | DT | 6’2, 342 lbs| Sr.

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Sagapolu isn’t the most polished prospect, but he has shown some flashes in his time at Wisconsin. He can become an interior defensive linemen who takes up space and blockers to allow his teammates one-on-one matchups. He is more likely to be productive in stopping the running game. The team doesn’t have known defensive tackle depth after Fletcher Cox, Malik Jackson and Trayvon Hester. They better grab at least one defensive linemen in the draft to take care of that potential hole.

Current projection:  6th Round

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