Eagles Sign Five Draft Picks
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Eagles have signed five players they selected in April’s NFL Draft.
Tight end Zach Ertz, safety Earl Wolff, defensive end Joe Kruger, cornerback Jordan Poyer, and defensive end David King. The signings happen the day before rookie minicamp begins.
Ertz was an All-American honoree as a junior in 2012, Ertz (6-5, 249) became the highest selected tight end (34th overall) by the Eagles since the team took Keith Jackson 13th overall in 1988.
King (6-4, 281) appeared in 43 games (21 starts) for the Oklahoma Sooners, recording 70 tackles, seven tackles for a loss and 5.5 sacks in his career.
As a senior at Oregon State in 2012, Poyer (6-0, 191) tied for second in the nation with seven interceptions, while adding 51 tackles and two sacks in 12 games.
The brother of Cleveland Browns OLB Paul Kruger, Kruger (6-6, 269), 20, was an honorable mention All-Pac-12 selection as a junior in 2012.
Wolff, first-team All-ACC honoree as a senior at NC State, Wolff rounded out his collegiate career as the program’s all-time leader in games played (51) and starts (43), Wolff paced all active ACC players with 211 solo tackles (361 total), while also tying for third in school annals with eight forced fumbles.
Ertz was a second round pick, Wolff was selected in the fifth round, and Poyer, King and Kruger were seventh round selections.