Top 5 Options for the Eagles at No. 14
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As the NFL draft approaches, the Eagles have plenty of needs, but post free agency some things may have changed. The need for a wide receiver isn't as great, but the need for a cornerback is. Another area where the Eagles could target is Edge rusher and if they want to add a running back at No. 14, that might be another area to upgrade.
Here are the top five targets for the Eagles at No. 14
1. Corey Davis, Western Michigan - At 6-foot-3, 210, the wide receiver has the size to be a dominate force but hasn't performed at all since the end of the college season. Davis underwent surgery in late January to address what he described as a severe high ankle sprain that involved two ligament tears. While he should be ready for rookie minicamp, playing at mid-major Western Michigan, coupled with not being in the Senior Bowl or the combine could cause him to slip to the Eagles at No. 14. He might be the best wide out in the draft with 331 catches for 5,278 yards and 52 touchdowns in his four-year college career.
2. Jon Ross, Washington - Ross is a speedster, who ran a combine record-breaking 4.22 in the 40-yard dash. But injuries have been an issue for Ross, who has suffered major injuries to both knees and had shoulder surgery. At 5-foot-11, 190, Ross has drawn comparisons to DeSean Jackson and could fit into the eagles slot position with Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith on the outside give the Eagles a ton of speed.
3. Christian McCaffrey, Stanford - The dual threat could help the Eagles in both the running game and the passing game. He could help the Eagles in the slot role and also carrying the ball 10-15 times per game. His draft stock has really been on the rise in recent weeks after running a 4.48. While McCaffrey lacks traditional feature back size at 5-foot-11, 202, he could become a very impactful player in the Eagles offense.
4. Marlon Humphrey, Alabama - The Eagles are certainly in need of corners, and the son of former Broncos running back Bobby Humphrey, Marlon, might be the top corner sitting there when the Eagles pick at No. 14. The 6-foot, 197-pounder recorded a 40-yard dash time of 4.41 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine and would step in and start right away for the Eagles depleted secondary.
5. Gareon Conley, Ohio State - After posting eight passes defended and four interceptions, he could end up being a steal. Playing across from top-10 pick Marshon Lattimore, Conley proved to be a potential first-round pick, excelling as a press corner. Like Humphrey, he would step in and start right away in the Eagles secondary.
Who would you like to see the Eagles take at No. 14?