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2016 NFL Draft Trade: Eagles trade up to number two with Browns

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The 2016 NFL draft chaos continues: the Philadelphia Eagles have traded up to the number two spot in the draft with the Cleveland Browns.

The Eagles givie up their eighth overall pick, a 2017 first-round pick, a 2018 second-round pick, a third-round pick this year, and the second pick in the fourth round to the Cleveland Browns. The Browns are sending back a 2017 fourth-rounder in addition to the second overall pick. All of that per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Interesting detail: the Eagles had earlier traded up to the eighth overall pick from number thirteen, giving up Kiko Alonso and Byron Maxwell in the process.

This latest trade comes just days after the Los Angeles Rams had traded up from number fifteen to number one, presumably to pursue a quarterback. It seems like the Eagles are almost certainly aiming for a quarterback as well, so that would mark the third time in five years that quarterbacks have gone number one and two in a draft.

This trade doesn't directly affect the Bucs, except in one way: these trades likely push down Jalen Ramsey a little, which means the Bucs could theoretically trade up for him or Joey Bosa, the best players at the Bucs' biggest positions of need. Any such trade up would likely involve Mike Glennon to depress the direct costs to the team's draft capital.