Philadelphia Eagles: Full Position Breakdown and Depth Chart at Wide Receiver

June 3, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There's not a position on the Philadelphia Eagles roster that has undergone more dramatic changes during head coach Chip Kelly's three offseasons than wide receiver has.
During Kelly's rookie season in 2013, DeSean Jackson caught 82 passes for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns, easily the most productive season of his career. But, for a number of reasons, Kelly chose to release the three-time Pro Bowl receiver during the offseason. He replaced Jackson with Jordan Matthews, a second-round talent, and Josh Huff, a third-round talent.
In 2014, Jeremy Maclin rebounded from a torn ACL to catch 85 passes for 1,318 yards and 10 touchdowns. Like Jackson, Maclin had the best campaign of his career, and he was selected to the Pro Bowl for the first time since he was picked in the first round in 2009.
But the Eagles lost a bidding war with head coach Andy Reid's Kansas City Chiefs, which inked Maclin to a five-year, $55 million deal. As a result, the Eagles drafted USC product N...

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