Philadelphia Eagles News, May 6: Nick Sirianni’s First Impression of Quinyon Mitchell, Bill Belichick Jokes About Philadelphia, and More

Here's the latest news involving the Philadelphia Eagles, including Nick Sirianni's first impression of Quinyon Mitchell, a rookie meets Jason Kelce, and more.

Following a heavily praised performance in the 2024 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles hosted their rookie minicamp over the weekend.

It was the first chance for Philadelphia’s coaching staff to work with the players that they added in this year’s draft, along with several other players invited to the minicamp.

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Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni was excited about working with Philadelphia’s rookie class during the team’s minicamp. Sirianni specifically talked about how one of the team’s draft picks showcased exactly what the franchise saw on film.

Another one of Philadelphia’s rookies connected with an Eagles legend. All of that and more in today’s Eagles news!

NFL Offense Rankings (Updated 2024): Eagles Land Outside the Top 5

While the Eagles are receiving plenty of hype after an impressive offseason, their offense is still being doubted. Pro Football Network’s Dallas Robinson ranked the NFL’s offenses in 2024, and Philadelphia didn’t even make the top five.

Robinson has the Eagles as sixth in his rankings, despite the addition of star running back Saquon Barkley and new offensive coordinator Kellen Moore.

READ MORE: NFL Offense Rankings 2024

Keff Ciardello’s 2025 NFL Mock Draft: Eagles Select Another Georgia Bulldog

Although the Eagles didn’t select any former Georgia Bulldogs in the 2024 NFL Draft, they did add one following the event. Philadelphia signed running back Kendall Milton as an undrafted free agent.

Pro Football Network’s Keff Ciardello released a 2025 NFL Mock Draft and has the Eagles adding another former Bulldog to address the team’s secondary.


Eagles Rookie Meets Legend for the First Time

When the Eagles selected center Dylan McMahon in the sixth round of the 2024 NFL Draft, many jokingly crowned him as the next Jason Kelce. McMahon is another athletic, undersized center that Philadelphia hopes to coach into stardom.

Yet, McMahon got a head start on the process when he recently met Kelce and got his phone number at the team’s facility.

KEEP READING: Jason Kelce Agrees to ESPN Deal

Nick Sirianni Praises Quinyon Mitchell After First Practice

Sirianni was finally able to get a chance to work with Philadelphia’s rookie class during the team’s minicamp this past weekend. While Quinyon Mitchell was a popular decision for the Eagles at No. 22 overall, Sirianni was happy to see him on the practice field. Sirianni praised Mitchell for being able to do exactly what the team saw him do on film.

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Bill Belichick Jokes About Philadelphia

Former New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick took the stage at Netflix’s “The Greatest Roast of All Time: Tom Brady.” He immediately started his speech by asking well-known Eagles fan Kevin Hart for help receiving cheers in Philadelphia.

While there seems to be some confusion about whether Belichick said “cheers” or “chair,” he was asking Hart for help in Philadelphia regardless. That’s certainly notable, given Belichick’s reported potential interest in becoming the head coach of the franchise.

KEEP READING: Best Moments From Tom Brady’s Roast

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