Philadelphia Eagles roster: 4 Forgotten Birds that can contribute in 2021

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. . Shaun Bradley, Linebacker. . player. 54.

The Philadelphia Eagles found Bradley in their backyard a season ago.

Typically, when the subject of elite college football teams comes up, Temple isn’t normally worked into the conversation, but Owls fans have seen some decent talent come through their program often. Shaun Bradley is a pretty good example of that sentiment.

In 42 games at the collegiate level, this six-foot-one, 230-pound linebacker racked up 255 total stops, including 22 that resulted in a loss of yardage. He also notched two sacks, three interceptions, five pass breakups, and three forced fumbles. Now, that hasn’t translated to the NFL level yet, but that isn’t proof that it can’t.

Shaun Bradley possesses many of the same physical gifts as T.J. Edwards and Alex Singleton as well as some of the gifts that they don’t. It’s too early to call him a bust, but his development and NFL future now sit in the hands of Eagles defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon and linebackers coach Nick Rallis.

If these guys can get the best out of this young man, that will be a huge win for the Philadelphia Eagles organization.