Nov 23, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford (8) before the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
Rumors have been swirling ever since head coach Chip Kelly has gained control of all personnel decisions for the Philadelphia Eagles. The mad scientist has made questionable move after questionable move throughout this offseason, but it could all be part of his master plan.
Everyone believes that plan is to do whatever it takes during the 2015 NFL Draft to trade up and draft Kelly’s former starting quarterback at Oregon, Marcus Mariota. While it’s easy to see why Kelly would want to reunite with the former Duck, it won’t be as easy to get am actual deal done. Mariota is projected to be selected with the second overall pick in the draft and rumors have suggested the Eagles are trying to move up to that spot.
But which players could the Eagles include in a potential deal for Mariota and any other deals they may make during the 2015 NFL Draft? Let’s take a look at the five likeliest candidates to be traded on draft day.
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