7 Eagles who are climbing the training camp depth chart, one playing with a chip on his shoulder

  • Guys are climbing the Eagles depth chart.
  • A much maligned veteran is playing with a new edge and focus.
  • If this translates to game days, Philly will be scary.
Darius Slay, K'von Wallace, Philadelphia Eagles
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There might be some surprises with this Eagles roster after all.

When discussing this Philadelphia Eagles roster, some things are a given. We've known what the starting lineup will look like for months. We can also probably assume rookies Jalen Carter and Nolan Smith will make the team, right?

Every summer, there are surprises at every training camp. We may be on the verge of seeing a few more. New guys have struggled at times while we have seen familiar faces return and young veterans establish themselves. Don't be shocked if some of the guys you have been frustrated with turn the corner.

Quez Watkins isn't necessarily climbing, but he is playing with a chip on his shoulder.

It doesn't get much more controversial than Quez Watkins. Sure, there are always those guys that split the fan base. Quez has been criticized for having one elite trait, his speed, but despite Olamide Zaccheaus also having some impressive showings and running some nasty routes, the WR3 still belongs to Quez, for now.

He has skied for a few passes thrown in his direction. He has brought in darts in tight coverage. In short, he is playing with a chip on his shoulder (remember, he told you that he was 'elite'.

Keep an eye on Fast Batman. Here are six other guys who are worth taking note of.