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Thoughts on Carson Wentz's struggles in Eagles OTA practice

The newest edition of BGN Radio is here! (Episode #239). In this episode, we talk about Carson Wentz, Eagles OTA practice notes, Q&A, and more.

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Episode #239 crew: John Barchard, Brandon Lee Gowton, Jack Fritz

Brandon and John attended a rainy Eagles OTA practice on Tuesday. We give you our observations and notes. (Check out BLG's practice notes here ... and John's practice notes here.)

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It’s only OTA's, but Carson Wentz has been up and down in practice. Not as sharp as you’d like him to be, still missing receivers by throwing his passes too high and sailing them. What’s your level of concern? Jim Schwartz had an interesting quote that might explain why Wentz doesn't look so perfect.

Alshon Jeffery looks like the real deal — he’s been a beast.

The impact of Alshon and Torrey Smith goes beyond the field. Adding veterans seems like a boost to the WR room.

Nelson Agholor continues to look solid (burned Jalen Mills twice). He took the first team reps at slot receiver with Jordan Matthews out. Is playing Agholor in the slot something you’d like to see the Eagles do more?

The cornerback depth chart is interesting, the Eagles have a lot of options. Rasul Douglas has impressed early. Will he be a starter in Week 1?

Derek Barnett continues to impress.

Dorial Green-Beckham looks so bad that John thinks the Eagles should cut him immediately.

John explains why he likes Eagles defensive line coach Chris Wilson

Mack Hollins looks like more than just a special teams player

A theory on the Marcus Smith situation

We answer your Eagles questions!

@chaunpoint asks: Worst sports radio verbal ticks? "...I get that." "Again, ..." "From the jump (street)". Etc.

@dougpuppetson asks: How is Greg Ward transitioning to Wr going?

@timwescott asks: Doesn't the CBA forbid teams from cutting players for missing voluntary OTAs? If so wouldn't Marcus Smith's absence make him HARDER to cut?

@benjlindsey asks: On a scale of "somewhat over" to "completely over", how over is this season given Wentz' struggles at OTAs?

@BILLadelphia1 asks: Also, at what point this season will Taylor Hart replace Jason Peters?

@michaelimgrund asks: I need a definitive answer from the pros on this: is a hotdog a sandwich?

@JonnyPage9 asks: Excitement over WR group is justified imo, but if Alshon misses time, isn't it a pretty awful group again?

@ndutton13 asks: Which QB, from film or TV history, if any, would you not take ahead of all the options on the Jets and Bears?

@freecrack96 asks: After this year, will the eagles get better or worse after losing players in FA? Why does John hate Landon Collins so much? Is it skill set?

Final thoughts and more!


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