I’m going to be talking a lot about WR prospects in the coming days. I’ll have posts on most of the top guys. Why? The Eagles just made the DeSean move and WR is very topical. But it also happens to be the best position in the draft. Even with DeSean, I’d be talking a lot about WR prospects because there is a decent chance that could be the highest rated player on the board at some point in the draft.
Let me make this clear. I do not think the Eagles have to have to address WR in the 1st round. That’s “Do Not”. The team can go for whoever the highest rated player is. I do think the Eagles need to add a WR in one of the first 4 rounds.
Yesterday I wrote about Odell Beckham, because I think he could be a great fit. Today I am going to talk about some big WRs, Mike Evans of Texas A&M and Kelvin Benjamin of FSU.
The Eagles brought Evans in for a visit. My guess is that they are trying to decide just how much they like him. Evans could go in the Top 10 or he could slide down into the 15 range. I don’t see him going much beyond that. If Evans does slide, do the Eagles move up for him? His size and skills would seem to make him a player that Chip Kelly would have interest in.
I don’t think the Eagles would aggressively go after him, but if the price was reasonable, maybe they would move up for Evans.
I don’t like Benjamin very much. I’ll be highly disappointed if the Eagles draft him anywhere. I see him as a LB trying to play receiver. Worked great in college, but won’t in the NFL.
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I’ll write about other receivers and other prospects. You can ask about certain names, but I’m way behind schedule (thanks to moving) and I’ll get to prospects as fast as I can.