Top Ten Wide Receivers in Eagles Franchise History
The 2021 Philadelphia Eagles have a young core of Wide Receivers headlined by First Round Pick Devonta Smith joining second year Receivers Jalen Reagor, John Hightower, and Quez Watkins along with 26 year old Slot Receiver Greg Ward and the talented Travis Fulgham. But with Smith missing a couple weeks of Training Camp with a Sprained MCL, this is the second straight year that a First Round Drafted Wide Receiver gets injured before the start of the regular season.
This week's Top Ten Thursday, we are going to take a look at the Top Ten Wide Receivers in Eagles Franchise History. The criteria for this week's list is a balancing act between the player's ranking in Eagles Franchise History along with their career accomplishments. Honorable Mentions includes:
*Charlie Smith: Top 20 in Eagles Franchise History in Receiving Yards (3,349) and Receiving Touchdowns (24) in 118 Games Played
*Ben Hawkins: Led the NFL in Receiving Yards in 1967 (1,265); Top 20 in Eagles History in Receiving Yards (4,764) and Receiving Touchdowns (32)
*Jason Avant: Top 15 in Eagles Franchise History in Receptions (297) and Receiving Yards (3,646)
*Calvin Williams: Top 15 in Eagles Franchise History in Receiving Yards (3,840), Catches (295) and Receiving Touchdowns (34)