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2 rings in 3 days for Carson Wentz

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Carson Wentz

2 rings in 3 days for Carson Wentz

Make it two rings in three days for Carson Wentz.

The Eagles' injured franchise QB was feeling healthy enough to get on one knee and propose to his girlfriend Madison Oberg hours after the Eagles won Super Bowl LII.

In a stunning turn of events ... she said yes!

The only thing that would have made this better is if Wentz began the proposal and Nick Foles came in by the fourth picture to finish the job (h/t to Roob for that).

Also ... where the heck are they, Westeros?

No word yet on whether Doug Pederson first sat Wentz down to have "the talk."

Keeping up with Eagles' 2018 opponents in draft

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Keeping up with Eagles' 2018 opponents in draft

The first day of the 2018 NFL draft has finally arrived, but thanks to their Super Bowl victory, the Eagles have the last pick of the first round. 

It could be a wild night before the Eagles pick at 32. 

The first round is where teams can find stars who come in and take the NFL by storm in their rookie seasons, so the following guys might get in the Eagles’ way in 2018. Of the Eagles’ 13 opponents this season, two don’t have first-round picks: the Rams and Texans. But the other 11 are scheduled to take players, so here’s an updated list of who they’re taking: 

2. Giants: RB Saquon Barkley 
The Giants passed up the chance to take their quarterback of the future and instead went with the player many consider to be the best player in this draft. While the move to get a quarterback might have helped the Giants in the future, drafting Barkley will make them much more formidable in 2018. Barkley is ready to step in and play immediately. He’s considered the best running back prospect to come out in years. 

6. Colts: OG Quenton Nelson
Not a sexy pick, but the Colts get the best offensive lineman in the draft. Frank Reich's team gets a much-needed OL to protect Andrew Luck. 

12. Buccaneers (via Bills): DT Vita Vea
After allowing the Bills to cut the line to get quarterback Josh Allen, the Bucs were able to move down and take the first defensive tackle of the draft. He'll join Vinny Curry and Beau Allen on Tampa's defensive line. 

13. Redskins: DT Da'Ron Payne
We didn't have to wait very long to see the next defensive tackle come off the board. Washington adds another Alabama defensive lineman to go along with Jonathan Allen, whom they took in the first round last year at No. 17.  

14. Saints (via Packers): DE Marcus Davenport 
The Saints traded all the way up from 27, but didn't go after a quarterback. Instead, they went after a defensive end who might be able to help them before Drew Brees' career is over. 

19. Cowboys: LB Leighton Vander Esch
Jerry Jones resisted the urge to take their pick of receivers in this draft and instead took the athletic linebacker from Boise State. For years, the Cowboys have relied on Sean Lee, but the often-injured linebacker is now 31. Vander Esch was the third linebacker off the board. 

22. Titans (via Ravens): LB Rashaan Evans
The Titans jumped ahead of the Patriots to pick up the linebacker from Alabama. Head coach and former linebacker Mike Vrabel gets a tough player from Alabama. Evans had to wait his turn but put together a big season in 2017. 

24. Panthers: WR D.J. Moore
Cam Newton gets a much-needed weapon for Cam Newton to go along with former Eagle Torry Smith, whom they traded for earlier this offseason. Moore is the first receiver off the board. 

26. Falcons: WR Calvin Ridley
The second receiver comes off the board and the receiver from Alabama will give Matt Ryan another big target. 

29. Jaguars: DT Taven Bryan
The interior lineman from Florida goes a few picks before the Eagles' choise at 32. The Jaguars chose Bryan over the chance to get quarterback Lamar Jackson. 

30. Vikings: CB Mike Hughes
The Vikings pick up the cornerback from UCF to put on a defense that is already pretty darn stout. Hughes could possibly find a role inside for Minnesota. 

Key Eagles with new jersey numbers

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Key Eagles with new jersey numbers

The Eagles are about to pick up some new players in the draft this weekend, but first they let their current players claim some vacant jersey numbers.

There were a lot of players’ jersey numbers announced, but these are probably the ones you care about the most:  

Jay Ajayi: 26
Michael Bennett: 77
Ronald Darby: 21
Corey Nelson: 52
Haloti Ngata: 94
Richard Rodgers: 82
Mike Wallace: 14
Paul Worrilow: 50

Last season, Ajayi wore 36 but told everyone not to get used to it. He is now in the number that Jaylen Watkins wore last season. Watkins signed a free-agent deal with the Chargers. The No. 26 was once worn by Walter Thurmond, Lito Sheppard, Mike Bel and Michael Haddix.

Bennett takes No. 77 that was recently held by Taylor Hart. Bennett wore 72 in Seattle.

Darby moves to 21 after one season at 41. Patrick Robinson wore 21 last season. Before that, Leodis McKelvin wore it. It was owned by Bobby Taylor for a long time.

Ngata previously announced he was moving to 94, taking over the number Beau Allen wore for the last several years. He couldn’t wear 92 here because a guy named Reggie White once wore it in Philly.

Richard Rodgers gets the number left from Torrey Smith. That 82 was worn best by Mike Quick.

Wallace’s 14 was worn by Marcus Johnson last year. Before then, it was Riley Cooper’s and A.J. Feeley’s.