NFL Mock Draft 2016: Latest rumors and projections

8. Philadelphia Eagles (From Miami): Ezekiel Elliot, RB, Ohio State


The Eagles dumped Demarco Murray for next to nothing, and look to be fully rebuilding the team. Why not start the rebuild with a dynamic running back?

Elliot’s pro day performance in Columbus was out of this world, and he’s even starting to draw comparisons to Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. With those type of comparisons, it’s hard to pass up a player like that.

Elliot plays like someone straight out of a video game, and would give the fans in Philadelphia some home during what is likely to be a down season in the City of Brotherly Love.

Robert Nkemdiche reportedly has 14 visits lined up