3 Chargers Kellen Moore Could Lure to the Eagles This Offseason

Three Los Angeles Chargers players new Philadelphia offensive coordinator could bring to the Eagles this offseason.
Jun 13, 2023; Costa Mesa, CA, USA; Los Angeles Chargers offensive coordinator Kellen Moore during
Jun 13, 2023; Costa Mesa, CA, USA; Los Angeles Chargers offensive coordinator Kellen Moore during / Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Austin Ekeler, RB

The Eagles' running back room could see a major shakeup once again this offseason. D'Andre Swift, Boston Scott and Rashaad Penny are all set to hit free agency, opening the door for all three to find new homes for 2024.

Re-signing Swift should be a priority for this team, but if he somehow gets away, Philly must get a top back to replace him. Luckily for them, Austin Ekeler is set to hit the open market this offseason.

Ekeler's been one of the league's most productive RBs since 2018, posting a whopping 7,700 yards from scrimmage during that six-year stretch along with 64 total TDs.

However, there's concerns the 28-year-old's workload is finally catching up to him. While Ekeler's 2023 production looked normal from the outside (another 1,000 yards from scrimmage), his effectiveness clearly lacked. The RB's yards per attempt slipped to a dismal 3.5 this past season, marking the first time ever he's fallen below 4.2.

The elephant in the room is the fact Moore was the play-caller and OC during this down year for Ekeler. Moore even gave backup Joshua Kelley some extra opportunities in place of Ekeler at times, so the idea of reuniting with that same man might not appeal to the electric runner.

That being said, Ekeler would be a fool to pass on the opportunity to be the Eagles' lead back if it's presented. He could prove he's still got plenty left in the tank and possibly earn a big contract in 2025 by bouncing back with a strong performance next season.

Philadelphia is one of the best places to go on a revenge tour, just like we saw Swift showcase this past year. Ekeler would have a national stage on a likely contender to impress the rest of the league, and he'd play behind an incredibly talented offensive line.

Moore is just as motivated to prove his worth as Ekeler is, so running it back in a new locale could actually pay off for both guys.