Offensive prospects the Eagles can draft to make Jalen Hurts' life even easier

The Eagles are stocked on the offensive side of the ball, but a few more additions shouldn't lead to any complaints.

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Jermaine Burton, wide receiver, Alabama

It's amazing how much better the Eagles' wide receiver room looks when someone is added as a third option to complement A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith. Hopefully, DeVante Parker is that guy. Olamide Zaccheaus was decent in 2023. Julio Jones wasn't, but regardless of what happens with Parker this season, it's obvious that, if anyone gets hurt, the scope here changes quickly.

We offer Jermaine Burton for your visual aid. He can play outside and in the slot. Plus the last time Philly drafted a wide receiver from the Alabama Crimson Tide, we all were happy with how things worked out.

Jonathon Brooks, running back, Texas

Stop us if you have heard this before. The Eagles would really elevate their offense if they grabbed that running back from Texas.

At this same juncture during the 2023 offseason, there was a large contingent of Philly's fan base that wanted the Birds to splurge a top-ten pick on former Longhorn tailback Bijan Robinson. The Atlanta Falcons removed that temptation by selecting Bijan eighth overall, but this Jonathon Brooks guy is intriguing (and less expensive).

Gosh the Longhorns had some skill guys last season, didn't they? From the aforementioned Ja'Tavion Sanders to wide receivers Xavier Worthy and Adonai Mitchell, Quinn Ewers had plenty of guys to get the ball to. Brooks was special. He averaged 6.1 yards per carry en route to 1,139 yards rushing and ten touchdowns. He also racked up 25 receptions for 286 yards and reached the end zone one time as a receiver.