The Philadelphia Eagles’ roster concerns haven’t ended just because there haven’t been many moves.
When and how the 2020 NFL season will take place is unclear at the moment, due to the ongoing complications with the COVID-19 pandemic. In past years, right now, Philadelphia Eagles fans might have been talking about the highs and low of rookie training camp, key roster battles, and taking bets on which UDFAs will land on the starting roster.
Unfortunately, 2020 has been anything but ordinary, so we’ve had to rely on speculation.
Generally, the offseason is a place for hopeful optimism, with fans of all 32 NFL teams pumping themselves up with the visions of Super Bowl contention, the possibility of every draft pick turning into an All-Pro, and every undrafted free agent that has a chance at making the roster.
In the real world, however, NFL rosters tend to have a chaotic year-to-year turnover, and there are very few guarantees heading into any new season.
The ongoing development of Carson Wentz, newly drafted quarterback Jalen Hurts’ initial role, and the changes in the offensive coaching staff will likely command the more prominent headlines when the season rolls around, but some quiet concerns may be getting overlooked.
Let’s take a look at several of them.