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2015 NFL Draft: Eagles to host San Jose State defensive lineman on pre-draft visit

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According to a report from Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee, the Eagles are set to host 2015 NFL Draft prospect Travis Raciti on a pre-draft visit in Philadelphia.

The 22-year-old Raciti played on the defensive line for San Jose State. Here's more on him via Barrows:

"San Jose State defensive lineman Travis Raciti, who played at 300 pounds last season, is down to 288 pounds and looked noticeably slimmer and quicker on Friday. Raciti wants to show teams that he can play on the inside of the line and also be a five-technique player in a 3-4 defensive front. Raciti has upcoming visits with the Eagles and Washington."

Raciti projects to be a late round pick or priority undrafted rookie free agent. The Eagles could be looking to add more depth on their defensive line. Perhaps the Philadelphia coaching staff feels they could coach him up and develop him as a project pick.

Here's a scouting report via

"Strengths - When stunting, takes wide, quick steps to gain ground and create difficult change-of-direction spots for offensive linemen. Feels pressure and gets hands ready to battle against it. Improved his hands over the last two seasons. Has straight-line quickness to get down the line quickly in pursuit. Very athletic. Plays with desired motor and scouts say he is a film junkie with the work ethic to get better.

Weaknesses - Muscular but not as bulky as scouts would like to see for the position. Lacks a plus anchor against power and gets completely washed out against double teams. Inconsistent manning his gap against run. Sack production has fallen sharply since sophomore season. Very average get-off and lacks explosive upper body to consistently shed. Would like to see more aggression and mean at the point of attack.

Bottom Line - Raciti had a big sophomore season but struggled when he was shifted to a 3-4 defense as a junior. In 2014, Raciti moved back to a 4-3 and attacked upfield again. Raciti has to go up or down in weight because he's not big enough to survive at the point of attack on the inside. Some evaluators see value in Raciti slimming down and bouncing outside to a 3-4 strong-side linebacker spot."

No spider graph, but here are his pro day numbers:

40-yard dash: 5.06 seconds
Vertical jump: 31 1/2 inches
Broad jump: 8 feet, 10 inches
Short shuttle: 4.66 seconds
3-cone: 7.52 seconds
Bench: 21 reps of 225 pounds

Complete list of known Eagles draft visits

DL Travis Raciti, San Jose State

CB Darryl Roberts, Marshall

OT Jeremiah Poutasi, Utah

CB Randall Evans, Kansas State

WR Jimmie Hunt, Missouri

WR Adrian Coxson, Stony Brook

S Adrian Amos, Penn State

OT Donovan Smith, Penn State

OL La'el Collins, LSU

CB Byron Jones, Connecticut

OLB Obum Gwacham, Oregon State

CB Jalen Collins, LSU

DB Eric Rowe, Utah

OLB Danielle Hunter, LSU

OLB Shane Ray, Missouri

WR Breshad Perriman, UCF

DE Owamagbe Odighizuwa, UCLA

WR Rashad Greene, Florida State

LS Joe Cardona, Navy

OL Terry Poole, San Diego State

TE Randall Telfer, USC

WR Chris Conley, Georgia

CB Kevin Johnson, Wake Forest

WR Jaelen Strong, Arizona State

LB Benardrick McKinney, Mississippi State

S Damarious Randall, Arizona State

WR Nelson Agholor, USC

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