In our Eagles chat this week , there were a lot of questions that we could not get to in time or other questions we did answer but could use more color. And so, let's do a mailbag post to answer some of the overflow. Question from Kimmy Jempski: Why do people keep using the argument, "Oh the Eagles haven't drafted a RB, or a S, since 19xx"? I mean, is not like not drafting those players in the first round had given the Eagles multiple championships. Shouldn't the Eagles change that way of drafting? I answered this question briefly in the chat, but wanted to expand on it a bit. Ever since the Andy Reid era began in Philadelphia, the Eagles have very clearly placed heavy importance on some positions over others. The Eagles' current strategies are far more complex than the following, as they use all kinds of analytics that help guide their roster-building decision-making, but the super-simplified version of Reid's team-building philosophy appeared in a 2016 Sports … [Read more...] about Mailbag: Why can’t the Eagles draft a running back or a linebacker in the first round already?