On ‘Radio Times’: Mixed reaction of the Philadelphia Eagles first round draft pick

 Tennessee's Derek Barnett, left, poses with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Philadelphia Eagles during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke/AP Photo)

Tennessee's Derek Barnett, left, poses with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Philadelphia Eagles during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke/AP Photo)

Earlier this morning, Mary Cummings-Jordan asked Mike Sielski, sports columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer, about the response from Philadelphia fans.

The party continues in Philadelphia for day two of the 2017 NFL draft.

In Round 1, the Philadelphia Eagles took a pass rusher, Derek Barnett from the University of Tennessee. When Roger Goodell, the NFL Commissioner announced the Eagles’ first-round pick, the draft’s 14th overall, there was a mixed reaction of boos and cheers from fans.

Earlier this morning, Mary Cummings-Jordan asked Mike Sielski, sports columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer, about the response from Philadelphia fans.

“I think it’s a pretty good pick,” Sielski said. “Barnett is a defensive end, they’re supposed to go after the quarterback. This is a position that the Eagles have been trying to address in several drafts for awhile now.”

To hear more analysis about the NFL draft, listen to Radio Times.

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