Darnell Washington and Stetson Bennett are depth pieces that could be good emergency options for an Eagles team that has stars at QB and tight end.
Yeah. The Birds aren’t taking a tight end, but let’s throw one in here. Philadelphia is set now at quarterback. Jalen Hurts is their guy. They also have a star at the tight end position occupying the number 88 jersey, Dallas Goedert. It wouldn’t be a bad idea to add depth pieces at QB and tight end later in the draft if they’ve already made satisfactory additions though.
Jack Stoll does a lot of things well. Grant Calcaterra has talent. Tyree Jackson is on the injured reserve (his deal also expires at season’s end). Noah Togiai is on the scout team. Darnell Washington is capable of winding up as Goedert’s backup if Philadelphia made the decision to draft him and they coached him up.
Gardner Minshew figures to get an opportunity elsewhere to compete for a starting position. We’ve known that for a while. That obviously means that it is time to reopen the quarterback factory and find Jalen another backup.
Stetson Bennett might get drafted. He might not. Some teams might complain about him being five-foot-eleven and 190 pounds. Some teams may not. Here’s what we’re thinking.
Right now, in January, we can’t definitively state that Bennett isn’t better than Ian Book, so it’s for that reason, that we’d say he deserves to be in someone’s camp. He’s also older than Jalen Hurts, Justin Fields, and Brock Purdy.
Maturity isn’t an issue. This guy could surprise some people if given a chance.