Philadelphia Eagles: 5 offseason moves Howie Roseman must make

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Sign a Wide Receiver

If the Eagles have struck out signing corner backs in the past, they’ve swung and missed BIG-TIME drafting receivers, thus the need to sign one. There are plenty of options available, and atop that list includes any of the following:

1) Breshad Perriman

Breshad Perriman was a player I liked last offseason due to his front office ties (both to Joe Douglas at the time, now GM of the Jets, and current Eagles vice president of player personnel Andy Weidl, who were with the Baltimore Ravens when they selected Perriman in the first round out of Central Florida in 2015), and his speed. Perriman ran the 40-yard dash in 4.24 seconds at the NFL scouting combine in 2015.

The 6’2” speedster may finally be coming into his own. Racking up over 100 yards in each of his final three games and four total touchdowns with the Bucs, Perriman would be an immediate upgrade over every receiver that finished the season on the Eagles’ active list.

2) Demarcus Robinson

Demarcus Robinson is not the burner that Perriman and my next candidate may be, but he would fill the now-vacant slot role after the inevitable departure of Nelson Agholor. At just 25 years old, the 2016 fourth-rounder can play all over the field and would be a nice affordable option still on the incline.

3) Robby Anderson

A Temple alum, Robby Anderson is another deep-ball option that the Eagles so desperately lacked for the better parts of the past two seasons. He’ll garner the most money of the trio, but he’s also the most proven. At 27 when the season starts, he also checks the box for young talent.

As with the DBs, there are likely several spots to fill out this 2020 Eagles roster. Signing a receiver is necessary along with adding talent (hopefully) through the draft. With a poor track record of drafting success, maybe this is the year Howie and his scouting department turn the corner.