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Philadelphia Eagles: Brandon Graham has proven Andy Reid was right

Brandon Graham (55) Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

That Brandon Graham selection worked out very well for the Philadelphia Eagles.

So, in the end, the Philadelphia Eagles‘ decision to take Brandon Graham over future Hall of Fame safety Earl Thomas turned out to be the right move after all. If you’re a Birds fan, you know the story well. If you aren’t, here’s the short version.

Philly traded up in 2010’s NFL Draft to the 13th-overall selection, and most draft pundits and football fans thought they were doing so to take Earl Thomas, the man many believed could fill a huge hole the team hadn’t been able to fill since Brian Dawkins left.