Philadelphia Eagles 2019 NFL Draft watch: RB Ryquell Armstead
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By Geoffrey Knox

We’ve looked all over the country for a running back the Philadelphia Eagles might take in the 2019 NFL Draft, and Ryquell Armstead has been in their backyard the whole time.

It’s been a thought of many for a while that the Philadelphia Eagles will wind up taking a running back in the 2019 NFL Draft. Sometimes what you need can be right in front of your face the whole time, and while Philly’s need for a ball carrier may or may not be met with the addition of Temple’s former standout Ryquell Armstead, we can definitely confirm that he’s on the Eagles’ radar.

Who knows when they first figured this out, but seeing as how he’s been playing in the same city as the Philly’s pro football team (and since they intend to host him on a pre-draft visit), we can assume Armstead has worked his way onto their draft board.’s Lance Zierlein sees him as a potential fourth-round selection who could possibly become a starting running back. He compared him recently to Alex Collins and also had this to say in his draft...

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