So says the Sporting News:

1. Howie Roseman, EAGLES (Last year’s rank: 20)

Key additions since 2015: QB Carson Wentz, WR Nelson Agholor, WR Alshon Jeffery, RB Jay Ajayi, RB LeGarrette Blount, RB Corey Clement, G Brandon Brooks, QB Nick Foles, DE Derek Barnett, DE Chris Long, DE Michael Bennett, DT Haloti Ngata, LB Nigel Bradham, LB Jordan Hicks, CB Jalen Mills, CB Ronald Darby, CB Patrick Robinson, K Jake Elliott

After cleaning up the mess of Chip Kelly, Roseman got the Birds a Super Bowl ring with solid drafting (Agholor, Wentz, Barnett), plus aggressive (Jeffery, Ajayi) and sneaky (Foles) pick-ups in free agency. He also found players who could develop championship chemistry together. Roseman deserved SN executive of the year for 2017 even with some tough competition: