Eagles Eye Kentucky D-End in Supplemental Draft

Eagles Eye Kentucky D-End in Supplemental Draft

The Eagles might not be done drafting just yet -- the team expressed interest in picking Kentucky defensive end Jeremy Jarmon in next month's NFL supplemental draft.

Jarmon comes with some baggage. The defensive end should be entering his senior year at Kentucky but was ruled ineligible after he tested positive for a substance banned by the NCAA.

Jarmon will be in Philly Tuesday to meet with the Birds and talk football of course, according to a report on Kentucky.com. The Eagles have yet to confirm this visit with NBC Philadelphia.

The 6-foot-3 end could add another defensive weapon to the Birds already strong line. He put up 4.5 sacks and 5.5 tackles for a loss last season with Kentucky.

Jarmon took a dietary supplement that he didn't know contained a banned substance, he said last month.

"One poor decision has cost me my collegiate eligibility," Jarmon said at the time.

He hasn't publicly revealed what drug he was busted for but he did say that NFL teams are aware of what he took and that they don't have to worry.

"I told the NFL teams that have called that I don't even have a speeding ticket," Jarmon said. "If they take me they're not going to have any off-the-field problems."

The NFL's supplemental draft is set for July 16. Unlike the regular draft it's done via email with team's putting in bids for players.

The team willing to give up the highest pick in next year's NFL draft will get Jarmon or any other player on the board.

The question now is if the Birds think Jarmon can soar in the NFL.

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