Philadelphia Eagles draft: Revisiting those last ten wide receivers taken

Jalen Reagor #18, Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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What are the Philadelphia Eagles’ plans for their wide receivers in 2021?

It’s funny to think that the two best wide receivers that Eagles have drafted in the last ten years are Jordan Matthews and Nelson Agholor. Neither reached the elite level, but both were very productive in the midnight green.

A lot of the other wide receivers on this list like McNutt, Hollins, and Gibson were buried on the depth chart, which made it very hard for them to get touches. It’s also hard to get touches when the passing game relies more on tight ends and running backs than the guys who play on the outside.

Then again, that could be their fault as well. Guys simply have to get open.

The Eagles have also done a bad job of developing draftees. It’s like they aren’t interested as younger wideouts all seem to leave after a few years.

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The big question is whether or not Howie Roseman will choose a wide receiver in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft? Knowing Roseman, he may not. Then again, you can never rule out the possibility of him choosing someone out of nowhere that nobody was thinking of.

Birds fans just want a wide receiver that can change the game and strike fear into the hearts of the opposing defense. Is that too much to ask for? Well, come to think about it, it just might be. That’s something that they haven’t had in a long time.