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    NFL draft to add another playmaker Cheap Vernon Hargreaves III Jersey , restock their depth chart and get a rugby star.After using their only pick in the first two days to select South Dakota State tight end Dallas Goedert with the 52nd overall spot, the Eagles turned to defense in the fourth round Saturday. They took Pitt cornerback Avonte Maddox and Florida State defensive end Josh Sweat five picks apart. TCU offensive lineman Matt Pryor was picked in the sixth round and Philadelphia moved up 17 spots to draft Australian rugby player Jordan Mailata with No. 233.Then the Eagles re-signed veteran running back and return specialist Darren Sproles, who tore an ACL and broke his forearm on the same play in Week 3 last season."Everybody in the building is excited to have Darren back," said Howie Roseman, the Eagles executive vice president of football operations. "He's that kind of guy."Mailata, 6-foot-7, 346 pounds, is projected as an offensive tackle. He began to pursue a career in the NFL last year and trained in Florida the past few months."I knew if I made the decision, I'd be all in," said Mailata, who looks dominant running with the ball and knocking tacklers over in highlight videos. "Walking away from something I know very well to do something foreign was a big risk."Maddox, chosen Saturday at No. 125, played four seasons in college. Despite his size 鈥?5-foot-9 and 184 pounds 鈥?Maddox is known for his tough, physical play. He had seven sacks along with eight interceptions over the past three years."This is a guy that fits in with our DB room," said Joe Douglas, the Eagles vice president of player personnel. "It's a group of highly competitive guys, and he's going to blend in perfectly, and even stand out to a degree. Even though he's not the biggest guy Kwon Alexander Jersey , he will attack and support."Sweat, 6-foot-5 and 251 pounds, was picked at No. 130. He had 14陆 sacks in three seasons and gives the Eagles even more depth on a deep defensive line.Pryor, 6-foot-7 and 338 pounds, started 21 games at right guard and six at right tackle in his final two seasons.Here are some other things to know about the Eagles' draft:SET UP FOR 2019The Eagles added Baltimore's second-round pick next year by trading out of the first round, and sent a 2019 seventh-round pick to New England to move up 17 spots to get Mailata. They have eight picks in 2019 plus they'll likely get compensatory picks for losing free agents Trey Burton and Beau Allen.READY TO PLAYMaddox will compete for the nickel cornerback spot. Patrick Robinson, who had a pick-6 in the NFC championship game, left in free agency. Maddox also will get a chance to contribute as a returner."It can be anything on special teams," Maddox said. "And if they need me to play in the slot, I'll try to do my best there. And if they need me to play outside, I'll do my best there. Anything that they need me to do, I'll do it."VALUE PICKSweat would've gone earlier in the draft if it weren't for medical concerns going back to a knee injury suffered in high school."He was much higher rated than where we got him," Roseman said. "We have a lot of trust in our medical staff. Dr. (Peter) DeLuca has done a great job for us for a long time. When he tells us that the guy's ready to go, we rely on them and we trust that."Sweat only missed three games and sat out a bowl game last year to prepare for the draft."I think without the injury hopefully it would have been different," he said. "I wouldn't say frustrating. It's been more motivating if anything."OVERLOADED D-LINEThe addition of Sweat plus free agents Michael Bennett and Haloti Ngata strengthens a line that already features Fletcher Cox, Brandon Graham, Tim Jernigan, Chris Long and Derek Barnett."That's what we call 'rich man problems Cheap Jameis Winston Jersey ,'" Roseman said. "We're excited about that. That's how we're going to build this. We're always going to put priority on the lines. You can never have too many."MULTI-TALENTEDGoedert, who will team with Pro Bowl tight end Zach Ertz to give the Eagles another weapon at the position, rides a unicycle in parades in his hometown, Britton, South Dakota. He said the skill helps him on the field."It helps with the balance for sure," Goedert said. "If you get hit a little bit on the legs, you can torque your body to stay upright. So I think the balance definitely plays a big factor."STILL NEEDNot a lot considering they are champions. Maybe some help on the offensive line. Working the phones and making shrewd picks that addressed the present and future needs of the Baltimore Ravens, Ozzie Newsome conjured one final fascinating draft for a team that has relied on his intuition since its inception.After making six trades and selecting 12 players, Newsome declared Saturday night: "The Baltimore Ravens are a better football team after the past three days."Newsome is stepping down as general manager after this season. He has owned the final say in the Ravens' draft room since 1996, when he chose future Hall of Famers Jonathan Ogden and Ray Lewis in the first round.The 2018 draft may not turn out to be as successful, but coach John Harbaugh — who'd heading into his 11th year with Baltimore — wouldn't bet against it."I told Ozzie just as we finished this thing up, I feel like this is his best draft since I've been here," Harbaugh said. "Heck, maybe the best ever."Denying last month that he was carrying any nostalgic feelings into the draft, Newsome insisted he was focused solely on filling holes on a team that's missed the postseason for three straight years.He did just that. For trivia buffs out there, his final draft pick was at defensive end: Zach Sieler of Ferris State in the seventh round.His work done, Newsome was about to hang up the phone when he realized the significance of the moment."Yes, it was emotional Ryan Fitzpatrick Jersey ," he acknowledged. "The kid told me he was going to make me proud."Newsome will be succeeded by assistant GM Eric DeCosta. This may have been Newsome's final draft, but his work is not done."Even though there's a finality with that, there's not finality for what I'm going to continue to do with the Baltimore Ravens," he said.Newsome was at his finest this week. He moved back twice in the first round before selecting South Carolina tight end Hayden Hurst at No. 25, providing quarterback Joe Flacco with a downfield threat from the slot.Then, Newsome made a bold move that ultimately will determine the success of this draft. He swapped three picks to choose at No. 32, where he snapped up Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, the multifaceted 2016 Heisman Trophy winner.The Ravens insist Flacco will remain the starter this season, but it might be hard to resist for long the temptation of playing an athlete who accounted for 119 touchdowns in three college seasons.On Day 2, after two more trades, Newsome turned his attention back to the 2018 Ravens by taking right tackle Orlando Brown Jr. —whose father played with Baltimore — and tight end Mark Andrews of Oklahoma.For his last day as Baltimore's draft guru, Newsome had eight choices. Each was made with intense consideration, as always."A lot of work has gone into this, starting back last June," Newsome said. "I really, really feel very good about this class and how it came to be."Some items of note from the Ravens draft:HERE'S THE CATCH: The theme of this offseason for Baltimore has been to overhaul the receiving corps, and Newsome continued the process in the draft.After signing free agent receivers Michael Crabtree, John Brown and Willie Snead in recent weeks Cheap Carlton Davis Jersey , Newsome collared two tight ends in the draft and on Saturday used two straight picks on receivers: Jaleel Scott of New Mexico State in the fourth round and Jordan Lasley of UCLA in the fifth.Scott and Lasley both topped 1,000 yards receiving last season and each scored nine TDs.ON THE DEFENSIVE: After using the first two days of the draft to improve the Ravens' offense, Newsome turned his attention Saturday to the other side of the ball.He selected Alabama cornerback Anthony Averett at 118th overall, UCLA inside linebacker Kenny Young at No. 122 and Texas safety DeShon Elliott at 190 and then, finally, Sieler.HOLD THAT LINE: Extending his effort to make life easier for Flacco, Newsome attempted to shore up the offensive line in the draft.After the Ravens lost right tackle Austin Howard and center Ryan Jensen during the offseason, they grabbed a few potential replacements.In addition to Brown, the Ravens took tackle Greg Senat from Wagner, a 6-foot-6, 305-pounder who also played on the basketball team. In the seventh round, Newsome again tapped his alma mater, selecting Alabama center Bradley Bozeman.STILL NEED: The Ravens are fine with running back Alex Collins but hoped to find at least one backup in the draft.DeCosta said that just as Baltimore was ready to pounce, another team stepped in and took the Ravens' choice."There will be more opportunities for us," he said.