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Eagles stay or go results for the 2021 offseason

Here’s how the voting shook out.

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Our “stay or go” series for the Eagles’ 2021 offseason is over so now it’s time to look back at the fan voting results!

QUARTERBACK — [OUTLOOK]

JALEN HURTS — 82% stay

Currently the only Eagles quarterback under contract for 2021. Potentially the starter!

CARSON WENTZ — 23% stay

Aaaaand he’s gone. As he should be. It was best for both sides to move on.

NATE SUDFELD — 12% stay

Don’t be surprised if/when Nasty Nate joins Wentz in Indy. They have the same agent and Frank Reich has previously spoken highly of Studfeld.

RUNNING BACK — [OUTLOOK]

MILES SANDERS — 97% stay

No question that Sanders has talent. Must be much better as a pass catcher and pass blocker in 2021.

BOSTON SCOTT — 89% stay

Scott is a solid rotational back. There’s been some dispute as to whether he’s an exclusive-rights free agent or a restricted free agent.

ELIJAH HOLYFIELD — 46% stay

Can he give the Eagles some of what Jordan Howard did at his peak in Philly?

JASON HUNTLEY — 45% stay

Huntley will have a chance to show what he can do in his first offseason with the Eagles.

JORDAN HOWARD — 23% stay

Currently a free agent since he ended the season on the practice squad. Guessing he won’t be back.

ADRIAN KILLINS — 19% stay

Fighting an uphill battle to make the roster but his speed gives him a chance.

COREY CLEMENT — 13% stay

The Eagles don’t win Super Bowl LII without him but it’s clearly time to move on.

WIDE RECEIVER — [OUTLOOK]

TRAVIS FULGHAM — 94% stay

Would be really nice if he can recapture the form from when he led the NFL in receiving for that four-week stretch. Maybe a new coaching staff can help bring more consistency out of him?

JALEN REAGOR — 93% stay

The Eagles’ 2020 first-round pick still has much to prove after a disappointing rookie campaign.

QUEZ WATKINS — 87% stay

Watkins flashed some potential in limited playing time.

GREG WARD — 83% stay

Worthwhile backup but not an ideal full-time starter. Need more explosion from the slot.

JOHN HIGHTOWER — 48% stay

Turns 25 in May and shouldn’t be a lock to make this year’s roster.

DEONTAY BURNETT — 33% stay

Burnett will probably kill it in training camp again only to not make the team.

J.J. ARCEGA-WHITESIDE — 27% stay

This will be JJAW’s last offseason in Philly to prove he's not a bust.

MARQUISE GOODWIN — 21% stay

Goodwin allegedly said he’s in talks with the Eagles to restructure his contract. Shouldn’t be back unless he’s playing on the minimum with no guarantees.

KHALIL TATE — 13% stay

College QB turned WR is a developmental project.

DESEAN JACKSON — 11% stay

The Eagles already cut him.

ALSHON JEFFERY — 4% stay

The Eagles restructured his contract in a move that signaled he’ll be designated as a post-June 1 cut.

TIGHT END — [OUTLOOK]

DALLAS GOEDERT — 98% stay

Goedert will be the Eagles’ top tight end with Ertz likely leaving. Can he thrive as a volume target?

RICHARD RODGERS — 57% stay

Could do worse than bringing him back on the cheap. Could also do better and younger.

TYREE JACKSON — 40% stay

College QB turned TE is a developmental project. Best case scenario is he turns out to be the Eagles’ version of Logan Thomas.

HAKEEM BUTLER — 39% stay

College WR turned TE is a developmental project.

JASON CROOM — 26% stay

Just a guy at best.

ZACH ERTZ — 21% stay

Can’t see him returning to Philly. Just a matter of if he’ll be traded or released. The former is obviously more preferable but the Eagles might need to cut him in order to clear cap space.

JOSH PERKINS — 17% stay

Perk is going to be an unrestricted free agent since the Eagles won’t be tendering him as an RFA.

CALEB WILSON — 8% stay

In danger of being cut if/when the Eagles need to open up some roster spots in the offseason.

OFFENSIVE TACKLE — [OUTLOOK]

JORDAN MAILATA — 99% stay

The most popular player on the Eagles’ roster! He should be the starting left tackle in 2021 ... but will he be?

LANE JOHNSON — 94% stay

The Eagles’ right tackle is signed through 2025. Hopefully he can get healthy and stay that way.

JACK DRISCOLL — 94% stay

Johnson’s backup for now. Remains to be seen if the Eagles will work him at guard at all. They haven’t really thus far.

ANDRE DILLARD — 67% stay

If the Eagles don’t see him starting for them in 2021, do they trade him to sell as high as they can?

BRETT TOTH — 66% stay

This 2019 UDFA signing is slightly less popular than the team’s 2019 first-round pick. Toth will potentially be competing for a roster spot.

JASON PETERS — 3% stay

Peters turned 39 last month. It’s been past time to move on.

OFFENSIVE GUARD — [OUTLOOK]

NATE HERBIG — 98% stay

Doesn’t turn 23 until July and now has some playing experience under his belt. Could potentially be starting at guard or center this year depending on what happens with Kelce.

BRANDON BROOKS — 94% stay

The Eagles need their Pro Bowl right guard to get healthy and stay that way.

ISAAC SEUMALO — 92% stay

The Eagles’ starting left guard is signed through 2022. The Eagles can lower his cap hit by signing him to another extension if they believe in him as a long-term piece.

MATT PRYOR — 31% stay

Pryor is versatile in theory but hasn’t actually played particularly well at any spot.

SUA OPETA — 19% stay

Fighting an uphill battle to make the roster.

CENTER — [OUTLOOK]

LUKE JURIGA — 82% stay

Juriga could potentially be the top backup at center if Kelce isn’t back.

JASON KELCE — 66% stay

It’ll be sad to see him go but trading him to the Kansas City Chiefs makes too much sense not to happen.

ROSS PIERSCHBACHER — 35% stay

Fighting an uphill battle to make the roster. Current lack of center depth helps his case.


DEFENSIVE END — [OUTLOOK]

JOSH SWEAT — 98% stay

When it comes to fan perception, Sweat’s strong start to the 2020 season outweighed the slump that came after that.

BRANDON GRAHAM — 97% stay

The Eagles are retooling but getting rid of Graham doesn't help with their cap situation. Besides, he’s a great leader and locker room presence to keep around. Really hope that this all-time Eagle can finish his career with Philly.

DEREK BARNETT - 52% stay

One of the most polarizing players on the roster. The Eagles likely won’t bring him back at his $10 million cap number in 2021. Will they extend him or let him walk? The guess here is the former is more likely. By the way, Barnett is Player A from this comparison:

JOE OSTMAN — 43% stay

Probably Ostman’s last offseason to compete for a roster spot. The odds are against the Eagles’ 2020 Ed Block Courage Award winner.

GENARD AVERY — 21% stay

There might be more hope for him at linebacker than defensive end? Still, his 2021 roster spot shouldn’t be guaranteed.

MATT LEO — 16% stay

The Australian native is a long shot to make the team.

VINNY CURRY — 12% stay

Curry turns 33 in June and doesn’t in Philly. He can still be a useful rotational defensive end for another team.

DEFENSIVE TACKLE — [OUTLOOK]

FLETCHER COX — 89% stay

The Eagles should probably look to sell off Cox ahead of the 2021 NFL trade deadline, assuming there’s a competitive market. But they’ll probably just keep him.

JAVON HARGRAVE — 87% stay

Hargrave needs to be much more impactful than he was in 2020. A healthier offseason could help in that regard.

RAEQUAN WILLIAMS — 78% stay

This 2020 UDFA signing has a chance to make the 2021 roster.

HASSAN RIDGEWAY — 41% stay

Don’t really see the point in bringing him back when he hasn’t been able to stay healthy.

TREYVON HESTER — 26% stay

The Eagles’ double doink playoff hero is fighting an uphill battle to make the 2021 roster.

T.Y. MCGILL — 22% stay

Replacement level backup defensive tackle.

MALIK JACKSON — 11% stay

Same boat as Alshon Jeffery. Primed to be a post-June 1 cut designation.

LINEBACKER — [OUTLOOK]

ALEX SINGLETON — 98% stay

Is Singleton a real answer at linebacker or do we think of him favorably since he was the best of a bunch of terrible options last year?

T.J. EDWARDS — 86% stay

Edwards’ athletic limitations could prevent him from being an ideal full-time player.

SHAUN BRADLEY — 84% stay

Bradley showed some potential during the offseason and limited playing snaps as a rookie. We’ll see if he can build on it.

DAVION TAYLOR — 79% stay

The Eagles’ 2020 third-round pick has a longgggg way to go.

DUKE RILEY — 27% stay

Riley is a free agent. The Eagles shouldn’t bring him back on anything more than the minimum.

RASHAD SMITH — 22% stay

Probably a camp body.

JOE BACHIE — 17% stay

Probably a camp body.

NATHAN GERRY — 6% stay

The least popular player on the Eagles’ roster. Guessing the Eagles won’t re-sign him.

CORNERBACK — [OUTLOOK]

DARIUS SLAY — 83% stay

The Eagles should look to trade Slay, who turned 30 in January, but they’ll probably keep him since they have nothing else at corner. Just don’t see his fit on a retooling team.

AVONTE MADDOX — 79% stay

Clearly not a viable starter on the outside. Maybe he can be an answer in the slot or at safety.

CRAIG JAMES — 79% stay

Quality special teams contributor, just couldn’t stay healthy in 2020.

MICHAEL JACQUET — 73% stay

Showed commendable effort while going up against DeAndre Hopkins as a rookie. Also got destroyed by Amari Cooper. Needs to earn his roster spot in 2021.

CRE’VON LEBLANC — 51% stay

The guess here is that Strap will sign with another team in free agency. The San Francisco 49ers could be a team to watch with Cody Undlin now there.

LAVERT HILL — 18% stay

Will compete for a roster spot as a backup slot CB.

KEVON SEYMOUR — 14% stay

Turns 28 this year. An experienced camp body.

JAMESON HOUSTON — 12% stay

The 2020 UDFA signing is likely a camp body.

NICKELL ROBEY-COLEMAN — 7% stay

Easily call for the Eagles to let him walk in free agency. Mistakenly viewed him as a top five slot CB in the NFL.

SAFETY — [OUTLOOK]

K’VON WALLACE — 94% stay

Lots of hype for a player with much to prove. Demonstrated poor tackling as a rookie. Maybe Jonathan Gannon can help maximize him?

MARCUS EPPS — 84% stay

Stood out in coverage last season. Could be starting in 2021 while McLeod recovers from injury.

RODNEY MCLEOD — 76% stay

Might not be ready for Week 1 after suffering another ACL injury in mid-December.

JALEN MILLS — 75% stay

Probably the Eagles’ most prolific 2021 free agent. Might the team look to move him back to cornerback with more Cover 2 utilization?

GRAYLAND ARNOLD — 47% stay

2020 UDFA signing had some flashes in the training camp but has much to prove.

RUDY FORD — 22% stay

Howie Roseman seems to like him, so don’t be surprised if he’s re-signed for the minimum.

ELIJAH RILEY — 19% stay

2020 UDFA signing had some flashes in the training camp but has much to prove.

BLAKE COUNTESS — 14% stay

The Eagles’ 2016 sixth-round pick is probably an experienced camp body.


SPECIALIST - [OUTLOOK]

RICK LOVATO — 96% stay

Lovato is the Eagles’ long snapper.

ARRYN SIPOSS — 86% stay

Can supplant Johnston as the Eagles’ punter with a strong offseason.

JAKE ELLIOTT — 73% stay

His contract prevents the Eagles from getting rid of him. He’ll be a goner if he continues to struggle next season.

CAMERON JOHNSTON — 63% stay

He’ll be an unrestricted free agent after the Eagles opt not to tender him as an RFA. Might re-sign for the minimum to compete with Siposs.


TOP 10

(Including tie for 10th)

JORDAN MAILATA — 99% stay

DALLAS GOEDERT — 98% stay

NATE HERBIG — 98% stay

JOSH SWEAT — 98% stay

ALEX SINGLETON — 98% stay

MILES SANDERS — 97% stay

BRANDON GRAHAM — 97% stay

RICK LOVATO — 96% stay

BRANDON BROOKS — 94% stay

LANE JOHNSON — 94% stay

JACK DRISCOLL — 94% stay

K’VON WALLACE — 94% stay

BOTTOM 10

JASON PETERS — 3% stay

ALSHON JEFFERY — 4% stay

NATHAN GERRY — 6% stay

NICKELL ROBEY-COLEMAN — 7% stay

CALEB WILSON — 8% stay

DESEAN JACKSON — 11% stay

MALIK JACKSON — 11% stay

VINNY CURRY — 12% stay

NATE SUDFELD — 12% stay

JAMESON HOUSTON — 12% stay