Potential Eagles contingency plans that were discovered at Senior Bowl

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Hopefully, the Eagles added a few names to their draft board at the Senior Bowl.

Following 12 fantastic playoff games, the first Saturday and Sunday in February won’t be remembered as one of football’s better weekends. There was no Philadelphia Eagles game to watch, even though we got to see Jake Elliott punch a couple of extra points through the uprights at the Pro Bowl. The Senior Bowl wasn’t overly loaded with highlight-reel and heart-stopping moments either.

Who remembers the final score of Senior Bowl games though? That isn’t why we show up. The point is that we allow ourselves one final look at some guys looking to earn jobs in the NFL. This is the final time we get to see the prospects that show up in pads against some of their peers that have proven their mettle all season long.

This was a big weekend for the Eagles brass. Future stars are often discovered in Mobile, and if they were paying attention, they no doubt added a few names to their draft board. Philly is already eyeing a few prospects that would make nice additions to the roster, but they may have found a few contingency plans if some of their top targets get snatched from under their noses.

Here’s a handful of guys that also belong in that category.