Philadelphia Eagles WR power ranking following DeVonta Smith selection

DeVonta Smith, Philadelphia Eagles (Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)
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Quez Watkins #80, Philadelphia Eagles
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The Philadelphia Eagles have to get a lot more out of these guys.

It isn’t time to cut these guys yet, but they’re definitely looking up at a few other guys on the Philadelphia Eagles depth chart. We’ll see how they progress come training camp.

8. Khalil Tate

Going undrafted a year ago before being waived in July of 2020 and signing a future/reserves contract on January 13th after no other team added him means that now-second-year prospect Khalil Tate has a ton of work to do if he’s going to make the roster.

You do realize Philly may still add another wide receiver late, don’t you?

7. JJ Arcega-Whiteside

JJ Arcega-Whiteside was brought in during the last Eagles coaching regime, not the current one. Sure, the belief is he was Jeffrey Lurie’s pick and the guy with the final say-so on roster decisions is Howie Roseman, but if this guy doesn’t light it up in training camp, he could be among Philly’s final cuts in about five months.

6. John Hightower

Sure, we all know John Hightower made a big catch in that Eagles home game versus the New York Giants in a rally, but you do realize that, had DeSean Jackson and Alshon Jeffery stayed healthy, he probably would have never gotten off of the practice squad right?

5. Quez Watkins

This two-time First-team All-Conference USA nod caught seven passes in 2020 while John Hightower hauled in ten, but Quez Watkins‘ catch and touchdown run on a screen pass from Jalen Hurts versus the Arizona Cardinals looked better than anything John Hightower did all season.