The Philadelphia Eagles Will Host Chris Olave, Former Ohio State Receptionist for a pre-draft visit on Thursday. The 6-foot, 188-pound boxer was pegged to go into the middle of the first round.
Olave is the top catcher for the Buckeyes in 2021 and makes 65 balls in 936 yards and 13 touches in 13 games. He ran the 40-yard run in an ultra-fast 4.39 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine, with scouts comparing him to Washington speedster Terry McLaurin.
NFL Media’s Lance Zierlein wrote: “The silent storm of the corps of receivers across the State of Ohio, Olave was so calm, steady and made everything happen. “His movements are fluid and effortless from catching to catching and all the midpoints. He’s fast but efficient and plays with flexes and leg agility to explore on all three levels. ”
“I just wanted to prove it to myself,” Olave told reporters at the NFL Combine, via the Cleveland Browns’ website. “I’ve been training for so long, and getting this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is a blessing. I just want to go out there and play against myself.”
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Eagles Hosting 3 Rookie Other Prospects
Olave isn’t the only promising rookie to visit Philadelphia this week. Ole Miss full-back Matt Corral landed in Brotherly Love City on Wednesday.
The Eagles are also hosting recipient George Pickens (Georgia), siderunner Arnold Ebiketie (Penn State) and field pusher DeAngelo Malone (Western Kentucky), according to multiple reports.
Philadelphia holds the 15th and 18th picks in the first round, along with a a variety of other options in which 1 person finished second, two people finished third and one person finished second. And don’t rule them out trading up or down on draft night
“We built through the free agency a little bit. But we have a lot of drafts coming up,” said head coach Nick Sirianni. “There can always be people added to the list later. It is under construction. I really never thought you were a finished product. ”
Howie Roseman addresses QB rumors
The idea of the Eagles drafting a new quarterback has been an ongoing storyline since last year. They were linked with deals for Russell Wilson and Deshaun Watson, then interviewed several rookie signal callers at the NFL Scouting Combine. Eagle General Manager Howie Roseman spoke on his quarterback assessment process on March 2, said he would carry out his due diligence on the position.
“We’re in the process of evaluating that,” Roseman told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine. “But I always felt like the public perception, it always went one way or the other. This is a great quarterback draft, this is a terrible quarterback draft, and it’s usually somewhere in between. But to say we have final reviews of any group of positions at this point, we’re just getting started. [to get] all the information together so we can make the right decisions. ”
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