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Jack Ikegwuonu May Get the Axe

Article By on 8th August, 2009

... season game with the team that drafted him, a rare occurrence for a fourth-round pick.

Ikegwuonu was considered a first-day, if not first-round talent when he gave up his senior season of college football to enter the NFL draft in 2008. However, a major knee injury while preparing for the draft effectively ended any hopes of being drafted in the first day.

He slid to the fourth round, where the Eagles seemingly had the steal of the draft. Everyone, from Mel Kiper to Mike Mayock, was saying that Ikegwuonu was an enormous steal and that the Eagles had a real playmaker.

Unfortunately to date, that has not happened. Ikegwuonu was forced to sit out the entire 2008 season because of his injury, but is back now and in ca...

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