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Titans draft Mariota despite Eagles offer

The Titans selected Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota second overall in the NFL draft despite the Eagles reportedly making an aggressive trade offer for the No. 2 pick.

While Chip Kelly said he wouldn't mortgage the future for Mariota, his former Oregon quarterback, the Eagles coach offered two first round picks -- presumably this year's No. 20 selection and next year's -- a third rounder, Fletcher Cox, Mychal Kendricks and Brandon Boykin, and possible more, according to an NFL Network report.

The Eagles also offered quarterback Sam Bradford in a separate package, per the report. But it wasn't enough. The Titans had said for months they liked Mariota and that offers to move into the second spot would have to blow them away. The Browns and Bears were also reportedly in the mix.

The Buccaneers chose Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston first overall. The Eagles also tried to move into the top spot, per various reports, but their efforts to leapfrog the Titans fell short. The Eagles offered "two first rounders, a quarterback and another player" to Tampa Bay, per a FOXSports report.

Bradford, as Kelly insisted in March, wasn't acquired to be a trade chip for Mariota. But it will be interesting to see how Kelly addresses the various reports that he offered the former Rams quarterback among other prominent Eagles.

It will also be interesting to see how Bradford responds to being mentioned once again in trade rumors. Still, baring a setback from his recovery from an ACL injury or another injury, Bradford will be the Eagles' starting quarterback in 2015. The Eagles may now start talking to him about a contract extension.

If Bradford isn't ready for the start of the season -- he still hasn't been cleared for a full return -- Mark Sanchez is waiting in the wings.