3 Eagles Whose Stock Has Fallen Ahead of Training Camp

Which Eagles are seeing their stock fall ahead of training camp?
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2. James Bradberry, cornerback

The stock for Philadelphia Eagles cornerback James Bradberry is absolutely plummeting. His overall value couldn't be lower at this point.

As of mandatory minicamp, Bradberry was getting some reps at the safety position. The Eagles went out and selected Quinyon Mitchell out of Toledo in the first round of the 2024 draft. They followed up that selection by trading up in the second round for Iowa star Cooper DeJean. Both of those guys figure to be in the mix along with veteran Darius Slay at the cornerback position.

They also added CJ Gardner-Johnson in free agency and brought back Reed Blankenship. Where does Bradberry factor into the mix?

The short answer is -- he probably doesn't.

The Eagles attempting to move him to safety at mandatory minicamp didn't last long. Bradberry suffered an injury that kept him out of drills:

"The James Bradberry experiment at safety never got going during the first day of Philadelphia Eagles mandatory minicamp. During the individual portion of Eagles mandatory minicamp Tuesday, Bradberry fell while backpedaling in quick feet drills. He walked off the practice field with a trainer and was on the sideline for 7-on-7 and 11-on-11 drills. He had his helmet off during that portion of practice. "

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Vic Fangio has done this -- successfully -- in recent years. He signed Kareem Jackson in his first year with the Denver Broncos and Jackson almost immediately made the transition from cornerback to safety. Perhaps there is a realistic path there for Bradberry as the Eagles try to maximize their investment in the veteran defensive back, but it's not a certainty by any means.