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It also provides a credible guise to convince teams just below them in the 2013 NFL Draft that they will have to trade up to No. 1 to land their most coveted player.
"I'm going to keep my eyes open on everybody. I think Geno is a good quarterback," Reid said, via Philly Mag's Birds 24/7 blog. "We'll just see how it all goes, get this workout thing going."
Translation: If you want the draft's top quarterback prospect, come and get him.
A strong passing display at last week's pro day that left NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock impressed certainly helped Reid's position in that regard.
In fact, he told USA Today that a couple of teams already have expressed interest in the top overall pick.