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The Eagles are using undrafted WR Russell Shepard in the slot during OTAs. Russell has recieved praise from his coaches saying they love his attitude and willingness to learn. Shepard was listed as a cornerback by some teams going into the draft, but is expected to compete for the Eagles’ No. 5 receiver job. With Riley Cooper and Arrelious Benn currently ahead of him, Shepard will need a strong camp to make the 53-man roster. His versatility could push his passed these players. Riley Cooper is a good wide out but in an Oregon type offense I believe the versatility of Shepard will push him ahead. Shepard could easily land on the practice squad, but remember there were over 10 teams that brought him in for a pre draft visit, so it might not be as easy as you think to keep him on the practice squad.

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