8 lesser-mentioned Eagles who need a dominant training camp in 2023

There are a lot of Eagles prospects who need good showings if they're going to make the 53-man roster. Here are eight of the lesser-mentioned guys that come to mind immediately.
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Two of the Eagles' young defensive linemen are officially fighting for their lives.

The Eagles are often credited with being home to the best offensive line and the best offensive line coach in the game. The D-line gets some love occasionally, probably not as much, but don't ignore them. They're going to move the meter all season, and their leader, Tracy Rocker, is going to have his guys ready to go.

Pay close attention to this unit during Eagles camp. It's going to be hard for some of the young guys to make this team.

Tarron Jackson, defensive end

Tarron Jackson's development seems to be headed in the wrong direction. After being on the roster for all 17 games during his rookie season, the former 2021 sixth-round draftee spent most of his sophomore season on the practice squad and only appeared in four games.

He has 18 total tackles and a sack on his professional resume. Nothing is assured for him as we approach year three. He's officially on a much warmer seat than he used to be.

Marlon Tuipulotu, defensive tackle

The defensive tackle position might be Philly's most crowded. We have often seen them carry four interior defensive linemen on the 53-man roster on average. Fletcher Cox, Jordan Davis, Jalen Carter, and Milton Williams are the top four guys on the depth chart. Marlon Tuipulotu figures to enter camp as the fifth man on the depth chart, but Noah Elliss and rookie Moro Ojomo will be nipping at his heels. Keep your eyes on him as we move through the preseason.