Philadelphia Eagles top concerns heading into 2021 NFL season

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The Philadelphia Eagles’ draft choices aren’t developing fast enough.

As stated before, the Philadelphia Eagles need to start finding actual successors for many key positions as players continue to age. Even though the Birds had a solid draft, they may have to deal with past draft sins for some time. Most fans can already tell where the remainder of this concern is going to go.

The Eagles’ past two first-round draft picks, Andre Dillard and Jalen Reagor, aren’t panning out, at least not yet anyway. Or, at the very least, they haven’t shown that they were worth a first-round draft choice.

As far as Andre Dillard is concerned, he started this offseason fighting for the starting left tackle position and now has found himself fighting for a roster spot. There have been some rumors that teams have called about him. Let’s be honest, and if the Eagles can get any capital back for Dillard, they should do so without hesitation.

Philly fans have seen flashes of what Jalen Reagor can do on the field, but his inconsistency has placed him in the doubt column for many Eagles enthusiasts, possibly even a few coaches.

The second-year rookie has shown his speed, vertical jump, and ability to fight for the ball on different occasions. However, it seems to be the only one he wants to happen, which is not a good trait to have. The argument of the Eagles selecting him over Justin Jefferson is going to live on for a while or until he can prove his worth.