3 Running Backs the Eagles Should Draft to Replace D'Andre Swift

If the Eagles want to replace D'Andre Swift in the draft, these should be their targets
Bucky Irving
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1. Bucky Irving, Oregon

The Eagles are a dangerous team when they can dominate on the ground. That's why it will be tempting to grab a player such as Audric Estime or George Holani who can run with power and potentially take a game over as traditional backs. But then again, how much fun was it back when they had LeSean McCoy who could take it to the house on any given play.

That's what they could get if they were to target Bucky Irving from Oregon.

Irving is much lighter than Estime at just 195 pounds but he's incredibly elusive. He also gets more yards after contact than expected but his size will still be a concern for NFL scouts who question his long-term viability.

If the Eagles are comfortable that he can hold up, it would be a lot of fun to envision an offense with him and Jalen Hurts running the option plays.

Irving started his collegiate career at Minnesota where he had 699 yards and four touchdowns as a true freshman. He then headed to Oregon where he put up 2,238 yards and 16 touchdowns on the ground and another 712 yards and five touchdowns as a receiver. He averaged 6.5 yards per rush for the Ducks and could bring a whole new — and exciting — dimension to this offense.

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