Originally Posted by chinch
Philly didn't accumulate extra picks. they let us move up a round this year and we'll return favor next year. (they gained our 5th for their 6th next year and let us take their 4th for our 5th).
Pretty close, we actually got your 4th next year.
This is what is called a win-win deal. Personally, I think you guys got the better end of the deal (based on a value chart) but given the Eagles circumstances it is a good deal for them. The picks that the Eagles gave up this year had almost no value to Philly, but you're 4th round pick could be valuable for us next year.
I get the impression that teams played hardball with the Eagles this year, knowing that the Eagles almost HAD to trade away picks, and thus the Eagles had to comprimise for less than "fair" trades.