Eagles get tight end Dallas Goedert at No. 49

- The Philadelphia Eagles have selected tight end Dallas Goedert after trading up three spots in the second round to make their first pick in the draft.

 

2018 NFL Draft Selections
Second Round
   33. Cleveland, Austin Corbett, g, Nevada.
   34. N.Y. Giants, Will Hernandez, g, UTEP.
   35. Cleveland (from Houston), Nick Chubb, rb, Georgia.
   36. Indianapolis, Darius Leonard, lb, SC State.
   37. Indianapolis (from N.Y. Jets), Braden Smith, g, Auburn.
   38. Tampa Bay, Ronald Jones II, rb, Southern Cal.
   39. Chicago, James Daniels, c, Iowa.
   40. Denver, Courtland Sutton, wr, SMU.
   41. Tennessee (from Oakland), Harold Landry, lb, Boston College.
   42. Miami, Mike Gesicki, te, Penn State.
   43. Detroit (from San Francisco through New England), Kerryon Johnson, rb, Auburn.
   44. San Francisco (from Washington), Dante Pettis, wr, Washington.
   45. Green Bay, Josh Jackson, cb, Iowa.
   46. Kansas City (from Cincinnati), Breeland Speaks, dl, Mississippi.
   47. Arizona, Christian Kirk, wr, Texas A&M.
   48. L.A. Chargers, Uchenna Nwosu, lb, Southern Cal.
   49. Philadelphia (from Seattle through N.Y. Jets and Indianapolis), Dallas Goedert, te, South Dakota State.
   50. Dallas, Connor Williams, rb, Texas.
   51. Chicago (from Detroit through New England), Anthony Miller, wr, Memphis.
   52. Indianapolis (from Baltimore through Philadelphia), Kemoko Turay, de, Rutgers.

After trading out of the first round Thursday night, the Super Bowl champions gave Indianapolis a second-round pick (No. 52) and fifth-round pick (No. 169) to get Goedert at No. 49. The 6-foot-5, 256-pound Goedert played four seasons at South Dakota State.

Goedert had 72 catches for 1,111 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior after posting 92-1,293-11 as a junior. He gives Philadelphia another pass-catching tight end along with Pro Bowl pick Zach Ertz. The Eagles released veteran tight end Brent Celek and allowed Trey Burton to leave in free agency.

Philadelphia's selection was announced by former kicker David Akers, who needled the Cowboys fans in Dallas about the Eagles' recent success. 

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