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Eagles depth chart: Post-NFL Draft offense edition

A look at the Eagles’ projected depth chart now that the 2018 NFL Draft is over.

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The Philadelphia Eagles acquired a total of five new players from the 2018 NFL Draft. The team also signed 15 undrafted rookie free agents. Now let’s take a look at what the team’s 2018 projected depth chart looks like with respect to these draft additions. We’ll start with the offense today before moving on to defense and special teams. (For fun, look at how the roster looks compared to last year at this time.)


1 - Carson Wentz

2 - Nick Foles

3 - Nate Sudfeld (aka Nate Studfeld)

4 - Joe Callahan

When will Wentz be ready to start? That’s the biggest question the Eagles are facing this offseason. The third-year passer has made it clear he plans to start in Week 1. We’ll see if that ends up being the case. If Wentz isn’t ready in time, the Eagles can rely on this year’s Super Bowl MVP to fill in. Unless they trade him later this summer, of course. That’s not an impossible scenario if the team feels good about where Wentz is in his recovery and if Sudfeld makes good progress this summer. It’ll be interesting to watch STUDfeld during his first full offseason with Philly. Callahan, a local kid, is here to be a camp arm. If he can manage to be less painful to watch than Matt McGloin last year, the signing will be worth it.


1 - Jay Ajayi

2 - Darren Sproles

3 - Corey Clement

4 - Wendell Smallwood

5 - Donnel Pumphrey

6 - Matt Jones

7 - Josh Adams

The Eagles will likely share the rock once again this season but Ajayi projects to be Philly’s lead back. If healthy, Sproles can still be a weapon as a runner and in the screen game. At the very worst, Clement is a solid contributor with third down back capabilities (receiving, pass protection). We’ll see this offseason if he can be more than that. The rest of the guys are competing for one or two roster spots, at most. Smallwood looked good last summer but has struggled to stay healthy. This is a make-or-break summer for Pump, who barely showed anything last year as a rookie. Jones has some talent but also has some fumbling issues. Adams is an intriguing undrafted signing who is still recovering from a foot injury.


1 - Alshon Jeffery

2 - Nelson Agholor

3 - Mike Wallace

4 - Mack Hollins

5 - Shelton Gibson

6 - Bryce Treggs

7 - Markus Wheaton

8 - Marquess Wilson

9 - Greg Ward

10 - Rashard Davis

11 - Anthony Mahoungou

12 - Tim Wilson

Jeffery is expected to miss the entire offseason as he recovers from a shoulder injury he played through during the Eagles’ entire Super Bowl winning season. Beast. He’ll still be the No. 1 receiver when he gets back. Agholor figures to build on a promising season in the slot. Wallace is better than Torrey Smith and gives the Eagles a deep ball threat. Hollins will do his best to push for playing time while also contributing on special teams. After those four guys, the rest are competing for one or two roster spots. Gibson has some special teams ability and deep speed. He’ll need to have a much better training camp than he did last year when he was dropping everything thrown his way. Treggs has been good enough to warrant roster consideration but not good enough to earn regular playing time. Wheaton is trying to revive his career after an extremely disappointing season with the Bears. Wilson, another former Chicago player, has size and talent but has struggled with injury issues. Ward is a sleeper as a backup in the slot. Davis posted some very strong punt return numbers in college. The French-born Mahoungou could be practice squad material. Wilson has some speed and some return ability.


1 - Zach Ertz

2 - Dallas Goedert

3 - Richard Rodgers

4 - Billy Brown

5 - Joshua Perkins

6 - Adam Zaruba

Ertz could easily be the top target in the Eagles’ passing game once again. It’s just a matter of who else will be able to contribute at this position. Goedert has the potential to be a real nice weapon on third down and in the red zone. Rookie tight ends typically take time to develop, though, so it’s fair to wonder how much of an instant impact he’ll make. Rodgers is basically Just A Guy. I’m really interested to see how much progress Brown, a former receiver, makes this offseason. Perkins has some NFL experience. Zaruba, a former rugby player, is experiencing his first full offseason in an NFL program after originally signing with Philadelphia late last summer.


1 - Jason Peters

2 - Lane Johnson

3 - Halapoulivaati Vaitai

4 - Taylor Hart

5 - Matt Pryor

6 - Toby Weathersby

7 - Aaron Evans

8 - Jordan Mailata

Peters and Johnson are the best offensive tackle duo in the NFL. Boom. Big V is a solid backup behind them. There was thought that Hart was on the roster bubble last offseason. Pryor could be the Eagles’ next Allen Barbre. Weathersby and Evans are competing with Hart/Pryor for the fourth offensive tackle job. Intriguing 2018 seventh-round pick Mailata is bound for the practice squad. No team is going to keep him on their 53-man roster when he isn’t even close to being ready to play in regular season action.


1 - Brandon Brooks

2 - Stefen Wisniewski

3 - Chance Warmack

4 - Isaac Seumalo

5 - Darrell Greene

6 - Ian Park

Brooks is an All-Pro caliber player. Wis turned out to be a good starter at left guard despite being Philly’s third choice for the position last year. Warmack isn’t necessarily guaranteed a roster spot; he needs a good offseason. The same goes for Seumalo, who was pretty disappointing last year. Greene and Park are practice squad type guys. It’s worth noting that Matt Pryor could get looks at this position as well.


1 - Jason Kelce

2 - Stefen Wisniewski

3 - Jon Toth

Kelce is a legend. Not to mention the best center in the NFL last season. His top backup is likely Wis, who took all the second-team reps there last year. Seumalo could be in the mix as well, though. Toth is an interesting name to keep an eye on. Read more about him by clicking here.

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