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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We move on to the Eagles' defense, one featuring elite pass rushers.

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Derek Barnett, Jalen Carter, Fletcher Cox, Jordan Davis, Brandon Graham, Moro Ojomo, Josh Sweat, Milton Williams

With five players listed above being former first-round picks, the Philadelphia Eagles look to have one of the scariest defensive lines for opposing offenses to face for the second year in a row. Fletcher Cox, Jordan Davis, and Jalen Carter are no-brainers to be the Eagles' interior defensive linemen.

Milton Williams and Moro Ojomo servicing as quality young backups. Josh Sweat and Brandon Graham combined for 22 sacks coming off the edge last season, and Derek Barnett will also be looking to rebound after tearing his ACL in Week 1 of 2022 and entering a contract season.

Most of these selections are no-brainers, but the 2023 seventh-round pick Moro Ojomo earns the nod to make the roster over players such as Kentavius Street due to the raw potential the 21-year-old possesses.

Ojomo had 5.5 TFLs and three sacks as a member of the Texas Longhorns in 2022, and Pro Football Focus gave him a 90.7 defensive rating. He was also a member of the All-Big 12 second team and could shine in the preseason after getting an up-close look at how some of the elite pass rushers on this defense line operate.