The Philadelphia Eagles are set to embark on a retool of their roster and wide receiver will be a key position of need as the NFL draft nears. The Eagles have been linked to all the top names in the draft but it appears a fast-rising stud from Baylor could be the preferred player of choice if the Birds choose to stay in the 20s.
Cornerback Darius Slay made a move from the Lions to the Eagles in a trade last month and he’s just starting to get a handle on how his new team will be using him in defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz’s scheme.
The Philadelphia Eagles made some solid moves in free agency this offseason and have set themselves up nicely for the 2020 NFL Draft. The Eagles made a blockbuster trade for Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Slay, but they also signed defensive tackle Javon Hargrave, slot cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman, and safety Will Parks.
If the market for Jason Peters never quite materializes, would the 38-year-old vet consider one final season with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2020? I never thought I’d see the day where Halapoulivaati Vaitai has signed a contract in free agency before Jason Peters.
A change of scenery figures to result in increased playing time for the six-year veteran, and this will likely double as a chance for Jernigan to re-establish his value in hopes of landing another big contract.
After bouncing around the Philadelphia Eagles’ secondary since 2018, moving Avonte Maddox to outside cornerback full-time isn’t all that outlandish. Avonte Maddox may be the most intriguingly versatile player on the Philadelphia Eagles’ roster.
The NFL’s first wave of free agency has come and gone with the Eagles making some big moves and trading for a shutdown cornerback. The NFL draft is scheduled to proceed as a scheduled and the Eagles have a little less than a month to add more talent via free agency.