The NFL draft was held in Philadelphia this year, and there were plenty of Eagles fans in attendance. That gave the people chosen to announce the Cowboys’ draft picks an opportunity to troll their rival fans, and the Eagles’ presenters responded by heckling Cowboys fans right back.
On Friday, legendary Cowboys receiver Drew Pearson took every opportunity to taunt Eagles fans while announcing the team’s second-round selection of cornerback Chidobe Awuzie.
Pearson did so on behalf of every single player in Cowboys history, as well as the Jones family and Jason Garrett. He kindly reminded Eagles fans that the Cowboys have won five championships. While we can’t be certain he flashed his own Super Bowl XII ring at the crowd as he left the podium, we’re pretty sure that’s what it was.
The Patriots sent the No. 183 pick — the second-to-last pick in the fifth round — to the Chiefs for O’Shaughnessy and the No. 216 pick — the third-to-last selection in the sixth round. That makes the total cost for New England one round later in the draft order to land the tight end.
O’Shaughnessy, 25, was a fifth-round pick two years ago but Wholesale NFL Jerseys China hasn’t done much during his NFL career. In two seasons with the Chiefs, he has eight receptions for 86 yards. But even with the low cost of the trade, the Patriots will need much more production to make the swap worthwhile.
The Patriots have been active on the draft-day trade market — swapping every NHL Jerseys Wholesale one of their 2017 selections at some point. Getting O’Shaughnessy is just the latest of Bill Belichick’s lengthy history of tinkering via trades.