3 spicy trades Eagles should offer for Jonathan Taylor

Acquiring Jonathan Taylor would be a monumental move for the Eagles en route to another Super Bowl run
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Trade Number 3: The Eagles send D'Andre Swift packing for his second trade of the year

Earlier in the offseason, the Eagles made the move to acquire D'Andre Swift from the Lions in exchange for a seventh-round pick. Many thought that was quite a lowball type of price for a young, talented back like Swift. But, the trade compensation was probably so low because of the fact that Swift has been unable to stay healthy and has yet to play a full season in three years.

For that reason, trading Swift would also include more draft capital than the Eagles trading Gainwell in the previous deal. Of course, the other reason would be that Gainwell appears to be in line for more work than Swift, thus being a more valuable asset at the moment.

Taylor Trade No 3

Now, the potential is still there for Swift to be a productive back. He is only 24 years old, and none of his injuries have kept him out the majority of any season. They are worrisome, though, that's for sure.

The Colts could use Swift this year, and then opt to find a replacement with one of those second rounders they'd receive from Philadelphia. Swift is essentially a throwaway for the Eagles in this deal, because Taylor would get so much run anyway.

Now, imagine a Philadelphia offense with Jalen Hurts, DeVonta Smith, A.J. Brown, Dallas Goedert and Taylor in the back field. Think defenses would be running scared? Oh, yes.