Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster projection following the first week of training camp practices

With the Philadelphia Eagles set to begin their preseason on August 12th, we dive into some 53-man roster projections following their first six training camp practice sessions.
Jason Kelce, #62, Jalen Hurts, #1, Philadelphia Eagles
Jason Kelce, #62, Jalen Hurts, #1, Philadelphia Eagles / Tim Nwachukwu/GettyImages
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Ahead of the preseason, the Philadelphia Eagles roster is beginning to take shape.

With the Philadelphia Eagles set to begin their preseason on August 12th, we will soon understand which players are separating themselves from the competition. The Birds' final 53-man roster will be introduced when final cuts are made on August 29th. The Eagles' first preseason game on the road versus the Baltimore Ravens represents our first opportunity to see these guys take reps against an opposing NFL team.

Unfortunately, three preseason games will allow us the last time we see this group of 89 players sharing the field as teammates. We know guys like franchise quarterback Jalen Hurts and future Hall-of-Famers Jason Kelce and Lane Johnson are locked in to make the final roster. There are also position battles and tight competitions for backup and special team roles to monitor throughout August.

The jury has yet to deliberate, but if we were to guess early, this is what the 53-man roster would look like to begin the 2023 regular season. The players are listed alphabetically at each position, not as a projected depth chart.

Quarterback (3)

Jalen Hurts, Marcus Mariota, Tanner McKee

There isn't much wiggle room, nor a heated battle at the quarterback position for the Eagles. Jalen Hurts will enter the year as the unquestioned starter, with Marcus Mariota as the unquestioned second stringer. However, sixth-round rookie Tanner McKee possesses the size and strength to be able out-duel Ian Book as well as the free agent quarterback market to hold on to the third-string quarterback role in the very first season where teams will be allowed to dress three quarterbacks on game days.