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NFL notebook: Eagles land Matt Barkley

While Matt Barkley’s stock dropped around the league, Chip Kelly saw a guy he coveted.

Kelly made sure he got his man Saturday when the Philadelphia Eagles traded up to select the Southern California quarterback with the first pick of the fourth round. Barkley joins Michael Vick, Nick Foles, and Dennis Dixon, giving the Eagles an obvious quarterback controversy.

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