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Countdown To The Draft: 8 Days


The clock is ticking, Eagles fans.

On April 30th, the NFL Draft will kick off from Chicago, as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announces the latest class of NFL talent. To make sure that you're all set for when the Eagles are on the clock for the first time, we're counting down each day with look at each number from 100-1 and the significance that the number holds in Eagles history.

Without further ado, let's continue the countdown…


Rookie wide receiver Josh Huff took advantage of his limited number of offensive snaps in 2014, catching eight passes for 98 yards. The highlight of his year was a 44-yard reception against Dallas.


First Eagle To Wear No. 8: C Chuck Hajek (1934)

Current Eagle To Wear No. 8: P Donnie Jones (2013-present)



On Tuesday, the Eagles and Donnie Jones agreed to terms on a three-year contract. Here are some of his finest moments from 2013 ...


Donnie Jones set a number of Eagles single-season punting records in 2013, his first season in an Eagles' uniform. He pinned 33 punts inside the 20 and had a net average of 40.5. So what did Jones do for an encore? He upped the ante.

Jones' added on to his impressive 2013 totals with another strong year. He pinned 34 punts inside the 20 in 2014 and his career net average of 39.7 yards remains the top mark in franchise history.

Before joining the Eagles, Jones was an NFL drifter, playing in Seattle, Miami, St. Louis and Houston. But it seems as if the LSU product has found a home in Philadelphia.

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