Eagles Checking Twitter, Facebook Accounts Of Draft Prospects

CBS Philly

By Joseph Santoliquito

Philadelphia, PA (CBS) — Social media seems to be permeating every facet of life. Now, it seems, even the NFL Draft and how teams look at players.

When Eagles general manager Howie Roseman met a gathered group of media Monday morning in an oblong-table press conference, it’s a topic that was broached during the discussion.

Apparently, the Eagles have someone who keeps a vigil of social media and what comes from particular players, players the Eagles may think about drafting, Roseman revealed.

It will go into the Eagles evaluation process in the way they view players.

“We have someone looking over Facebook pages, Twitter accounts—in front of us will come every single person on our draft board, their Twitter accounts and their Facebook accounts,” Roseman admitted. “It’s important how they represent themselves in those settings. I think you see the process they go through, some of these…

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