Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Players Who Should See an Increased Role in 2015

May 6, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Now that the 2015 NFL draft is over, head coach Chip Kelly has four months to prepare his Philadelphia Eagles for a Week 1 matchup with the Atlanta Falcons.
Kelly didn't land his college quarterback, Marcus Mariota, in the draft, and the Eagles will have to ride with oft-injured Sam Bradford behind center, a former No. 1 overall pick who Kelly believes can do great things in his offense.
Bradford will need some help from other players though, seeing as the 2015 Eagles—particularly the offense—will look much different than the '14 club that set franchise records in points scored. Gone are All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy and Pro Bowl wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, as well as veteran offensive lineman Todd Herremans.
Kelly made some moves during the draft to improve his squad, but he will also be taking a leap of faith that a handful of players can excel in significant roles next season. The following five players are especially crucial to the success of th...

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