Philadelphia Eagles draft: 2 Reasons Jaycee Horn is a perfect selection

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Jaycee Horn is as perfect a selection as these Philadelphia Eagles can make.

With so many holes on the roster, the Philadelphia Eagles have a few ways they could approach this draft. The team could opt to select the best player available, draft a prospect at a position of need, or take a chance on someone who has high potential.

Jaycee Horn fits all three of these categories. There’s also this to consider.

Horn’s draft stock rise, combined with Caleb Farley’s injury concerns, has many experts believing that Horn will be the second cornerback taken in the 2021 NFL Draft. With the Cowboys linked to Patrick Surtain II, there’s a more than likely chance that Horn will fall to the Eagles.

The son of former Pro Bowl wide receiver Joe Horn, Jaycee has the production and measurables to make NFL teams drool. He loves to use his physicality to press up against wide receivers and disrupt the timing between a quarterback and his pass catcher.

He’d be the perfect selection for the Eagles at 12. Here are two reasons why that’s the case.