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NFL Trade Rumors: Eagles looking to trade Damaris Johnson

The Eagles are shopping the veteran before they decide to waive him.

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The Eagles are hoping to get value out of wide receiver Damaris Johnson's performance from Thursday night. The third-year pass catcher is being shopped, according to CSN Philly's Geoff Mosher. Johnson played most of Thursday's game and had a combined 88 yards and a rushing touchdown.

Johnson has been with the Eagles since 2012, when he was signed after going undrafted. In two seasons with the team, Johnson compiled 21 catches for 270 receiving yards and three carries for 12 rushing yards. He also returned a punt for a touchdown as a rookie. Johnson seemingly fell out of favor after Andy Reid was fired and Chip Kelly replaced him as the team's head coach.

Johnson had nine catches for 90 receiving yards and a receiving touchdown to go along with 12 carries for 83 yards and a rushing touchdown this preseason. He struggled in training camp, which kept him low on the depth chart for most of the off-season. He was competing with Jeff Maehl, Will Murphy, Quron Pratt, Ifeanyi Momah (who was cut) and Arrelious Benn (who has been placed on injured reserve).

It is really unknown what Johnson's trade value would be, but chances are the Eagles are aiming for a conditional pick or a depth player of need. The Browns, Panthers and Texans are all in need of wide receiver depth.

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