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4) Wide Receiver
Like the corner position, the wide receiver position has always been a little thin even back in the Andy Reid days. Not anymore, head coach Chip Kelly seems to have put an emphasis on getting playmakers for his fast paced no huddle offense. The Philadelphia Eagles boast one of the youngest and most talented receiving groups in the entire league.
The team has spent 3 early draft selections in the past two years on wide receivers and it looks to have been a good investment. Jordan Matthews, Josh Huff, and Nelson Agholor were all selected with these early draft picks in 2014 and 2015. Jordan Matthews had a monster rookie season catching 67 passes for 872 yards and 8 touchdowns. Josh Huff was up and down in his rookie season, but showed flashes as a kick returner and as a pass catcher and has impressed this summer. Nelson Agholor, the teams 2015 first round pick, has yet to play a down, but has turned heads during practices.
With the young trio of Matthews, Huff, and Agholor leading the way, the Eagles still have solid veterans behind them. Guys like Riley Cooper, Miles Austin, and Seyi Ajirotutu have all had success in the NFL and know the daily grind of the NFL. Cooper can be a very good number 3 receiver and should thrive because of the attention the young guys will get. Miles Austin is a former Pro Bowler and provides depth at WR and on special teams. Ajirotutu is special teams ace, but has shown during the summer practices that he can be a nice receiving option as well. This group should be a fun one to watch this season.
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