3 Realistic Eagles Trade Targets This Offseason

Who could GM Howie Roseman trade for this offseason?
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3. Trade for Broncos safety Justin Simmons

If there's one trade I think is maybe the most realistic for the Philadelphia Eagles on this list, it would be this one.

To reiterate a previous point, the Eagles and Broncos have made some deals since George Paton became GM of the Broncos back in 2021. We saw the Broncos trade the Eagles former 7th-round pick Kary Vincent Jr. a couple of years ago, and Denver sent the Eagles Albert Okwuegbunam at the tight end position at roster cuts last season.

The Broncos and Eagles have pulled cornerback Mac McCain back and forth from each other's roster and practice squad. Denver grabbed Alex Singleton in 2022 free agency from the Eagles. We saw Matt Russell join the Eagles front office after previously serving as the right-hand man to John Elway in Denver, and now you have Vic Fangio in Philly as the defensive coordinator.

The connections are there for safety Justin Simmons, who is entering the final year of his contract with the Broncos in 2024 with a base salary of $14.5 million, non-guaranteed. I think one of the key people in Philadelphia that has ties to the Broncos and Justin Simmons, in particular, I haven't even mentioned yet. That key person is former Denver Broncos defensive backs coach Christian Parker, who is now going to be working under Vic Fangio as DBs coach and passing game coordinator with the Eagles.

Parker is really highly respected by Simmons, and even if Simmons and Vic Fangio didn't always see eye to eye, I think they could work extremely well together in Philadelphia to help take this Eagles secondary to a new level in 2024. The Eagles might be able to get Simmons for a 3rd-round pick as the Broncos are desperate for more NFL Draft capital.

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