With the NFL Trade Deadline only 5 days away, teams are beginning to make moves.
And decide what the end to their season should look like. It didn’t take long for Eagles GM Howie Roseman to get a head start on making moves.

While the Titans have started off 2-4. They’ve finally decided to commit to some sort of rebuild. At least that’s what things look like when you trade 2x All-Pro Safety Kevin Byard to the Philadelphia Eagles for Safety Terrell Edmunds and a 2024 5th and 6th round pick.

After making this move to solidify the Safety position, here are the draft picks the Eagles still currently possess:

2024
1st Round Pick
2nd Round Pick
2nd Round Pick (Saints)
3rd Round Comp Pick
5th Round Pick (Vikings or Buccaneers)
5th Round Comp Pick
5th Round Comp Pick
5th Round Comp Pick

2025
1st Round Pick
2nd Round Pick
3rd Round Pick
5th Round Pick
7th Round Pick
7th Round Pick (Saints)
7th Round Pick (Broncos)

 

View From The Top

After beating the Miami Dolphins on Sunday night. The Eagles sit at the top of the NFC standings at 6-1.

Following their lone loss, Eagles GM Howie Roseman addressed multiple injury issues when he signed WR Julio Jones and CB Josiah Scott.

Even with the Kevin Byard trade, it is reported that Howie Roseman is still looking to make trades before Tuesday’s deadline.

What position(s) could the Eagles use more help at?
What position(s) could they be able to trade away depth?

 

Positions That Need The Help

OL

Plenty of weaknesses emerged in the Eagles loss to the New York Jets.

The Offensive Line struggled without Lane Johnson Week 6. With Cam Jurgens being on IR since week 4, the right side of the Eagles OL was beginning to look thin. 

Sua Opeta has been serviceable in Jurgens’ absence, throw in another backup and things can get ugly for the #1 Offensive Line in the NFL. 

While a starter isn’t required, the Eagles love their trenches and could make a roster move to bolster their OL in case of injury during the last 15 Weeks of the season.

Jurgens can be activated off of IR as soon as Week 9.

 

TE

The Eagles carry 4 Tight Ends on their roster. 

Dallas Goedert, Grant Calcaterra, Jack Stoll and Albert Okwuegbunam.

Outside of Dallas Goedert, Eagles Tight Ends have accumulated a total of 2 Receptions for 10 Yards. While the position isn’t entirely necessary to upgrade, there is too many third or fourth downs where Stoll and Calcaterra are open short of the sticks and wouldn’t be likely in converting even if the ball come their way.

While a Zach Ertz reunion was my intended acquisition for the Eagles, the Cardinals placed Ertz on injured reserve at the start of the week. Perhaps the Eagles could look at pursuing Mo Alie-Cox or Tommy Tremble instead.

 

Positions The Eagles Could Trade Away

Derek Barnett

I’m surprised he’s been on the roster this long. But the Eagles 14th overall pick from 2017 just isn’t providing during his limited snap counts. Seeing a decreased work load in the last few weeks, Barnett could be on the move.

Perhaps the Eagles have seen enough from #96 to get Nolan Smith some deserved playtime.

With the deadline approaching, it only makes sense that the Defensive End who was granted permission to find a trade partner in September is dealt.

 

Running Backs

The Eagles went all in on acquiring Running Backs this off-season.

Was it to combat losing Miles Sanders in free agency? 
Or maybe D’Andre Swift wasn’t available until Day 3 of the draft?

Either way, the Eagles are riding 4 Running Backs on the roster. However, Rashaad Penny has been a healthy inactive more than on the field, while Boston Scott gets limited touches as Kenny Gainwell continues to see touches, regardless of positive play or not.

With 2 healthy backups behind Swift, there’s definitely a chance the Eagles could move one of their reserve RBs, even if it only brings in future draft capital.

 

What moves do you want to see the Eagles making by Tuesday’s Trade Deadline? 

 

Go Birds!

 

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