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NFL Mock Draft 2016: The Philadelphia Eagles Select Ezekiel Elliott

With the 8th pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles (represented by ukesilence) select...

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Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State

Philadelphia needed help all over the field at the end of the 2015 season. So after a busy offseason that started with the firing of Chip Kelly and continues with Jim Schwartz taking the Bills defense to Philadelphia, it has made RB and QB two of the biggest needs on the team. With both top 10 caliber QBs off the board Elliot becomes the logical answer and gives the Eagles a workhorse RB for the future. He has the size, strength and vision needed to play early in the NFL. When you read the comment "Poor man's Adrian Peterson" attached to an NFL ready RB, the pick becomes even easier.


Thanks to all the CSC members who participated in this year's community mock draft. Without your help, none of this would be possible.

Below are the complete results from our community mock draft.

Catch up with all of the mock draft selections in our 2016 CSC Community Mock Draft Hub.

Pick Team
Selection Team Representative Approval Rating

1 Tennessee Leremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss Chris Dunnells 74%
2 Cleveland Jared Goff, QB, California quickdrawdoc 44%
3 San Diego Jalen Ramsey, DB, Florida State
GhostofHD 65%
4 Dallas DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon Tee Word 52%
5 Jacksonville Myles Jack, LB, UCLA SxSnts9 73%
6 Baltimore Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida Lostastic
7 San Francisco Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota St. BlackandGold4ever
8 Philadelphia Ezekiel Elliot, RB, Ohio State ukesilence
9 Tampa Bay
Johnny BeGood
11 Chicago
12 New Orleans
Dave Cariello
13 Miami
14 Oakland
Chris Dunnells
15 Los Angeles Rams
16 Detroit
17 Atlanta

18 Indianapolis
19 Buffalo
21 Washington
22 Houston
Tee Word
23 Minnesota
24 Cincinnati
25 Pittsburgh
26 Seattle

27 Green Bay
Johnny BeGood
28 Kansas City
29 New England (Forfeited) Forfeited pick --------- --------
30 Arizona
Matt Mosley
31 Carolina
32 Denver