WhiteFanposts Fanshots Eagles StoriesScheduleRosterStatsYahoo Eagles NewsYahoo Eagles Team PageYahoo Eagles ReportYahoo Eagles Depth ChartYahoo Eagles TransactionsYahoo Eagles PhotosOdds About Masthead Community Guidelines StubHub 鉁旴reaking NewsThe Eagles' 2019 draft class is finalized 脳Report: Eagles set to host yet another big slot receiver on a pre-draft visitNew Youth Jay Ajayi Jerseys ,57commentsThere’s a trend here.EDTShareTweetShareShareReport: Eagles set to host yet another big slot receiver on a pre-draft visitJohn Gutierrez-USA TODAY SportsThe Philadelphia Eagles are hosting Baylor wide receiver Jalen Hurd on an official pre-draft visit, according to NFL insider Ian Rapoport.Hurd is at least the fourth potential slot receiver the Eagles have brought to the NovaCare Complex leading up to the 2019 NFL Draft. The others were A.J. Brown, N’Keal Harry Jay Ajayi Jerseys Stitched , and Parris Campbell. The Eagles seem to be interested in “big slot” types, which is interesting. Philadelphia currently has the most cap space dedicated to three starting wide receivers in the entire league. Included in that equation is Nelson Agholor, who’s making $9.4 million this season on the last year of his contract. Are the Eagles looking to replace Agholor as soon as this year? Are they just preparing for him to move on in 2020? And what has the Eagles so interested in bigger slot types as opposed to smaller Youth Dallas Goedert Jerseys , quicker guys? Hurd is actually the biggest of the big slots the Eagles have brought in for a visit. He measures in at nearly 6-5, 226 pounds.Hurd wasn’t always a receiver, though. He actually played running back at Tennessee before requesting a switch to wideout. Tennessee wanted him to stay in the backfield so he transferred to Baylor in 2017 and played receiver in 2018. Hurd finished his senior season with a nice 69 receptions for 946 yards (13.7 average) and two touchdowns. He also still rushed 48 times for 209 yards and three scores Dallas Goedert Jerseys Stitched , which allowed him to finish his college career with 637 attempts for 2,844 yards (4.5 average) and 23 touchdowns.The Eagles could be bringing in Hurd to talk to him more about his position transition. The team will also be sure to check up on his medical status considering he had a knee procedure done that caused him to miss Baylor’s bowl game.NFL.com’s Lance Zierlein lists Terelle Pryor as Hurd’s pro comparison. Entire scouting report below:Highlights video:Spider graph via Mockdraftable:Complete list of known Philadelphia Eagles draft visitsBaylor WR Jalen Hurd Oklahoma State RB Justice Hill - [Click here]Penn State RB Miles Sanders - [Click here]Memphis RB Darrell Henderson - [Click here]Ohio State WR Parris Campbell - [Click here]Clemson DT Christian Wilkins - [Click here]Louisiana Tech DE Jaylon Ferguson - [Click here]UCF DT Trysten Hill - [Click here]Arizona State WR N’Keal Harry - [Click here]Alabama RB Josh Jacobs - [Click here]Georgia CB Deandre Baker - [Click here]Mississippi State DE Montez Sweat - [Click here]Virginia S Juan Thornhill - [Click here]Houston CB Isaiah Johnson - [Click here]Houston DT Ed Oliver - [Click here]Maryland S Darnell Savage (Local) - [Click here]Boston College OL Chris Lindstrom - [Click here]Oklahoma OT Cody Ford - [Click here]Ole Miss WR A.J. Brown - [Click here]Penn State CB Amani Oruwariye - [Click here]Arkansas G/C Hjalte Froholdt - [Click here]TCU DE L.J. Collier - [Click here]Old Dominion DE Oshane Ximines - [Click here]Michigan RB Karan Higdon - [Click here]Florida S Chauncey Gardner-Johnson - [Click here]Alabama State OT Tytus Howard - [Click here] Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz said last month that his back is “still getting there” in response to questions about whether he was back to full health and head coach Doug Pederson offered another update on his condition Friday.Pederson said at a press conference that Wentz has been on the field during workouts in the current phase of the offseason program, but said he would not get “too specific” about the quarterback’s workload at this point.Pederson was willing to say that he was encouraged by how the quarterback is coming along. He would not say whether or not Wentz will be ready for full participation once organized team activities get underway on May 21. The 10 OTAs and June’s mandatory minicamp represent the final stage of work before the Eagles take a break ahead of training camp.Back-to-back season-ending injuries for Wentz hasn’t dampened the team’s enthusiasm for signing him to a long-term deal Youth Isaac Seumalo Jerseys , but there’s still plenty of interest inside and outside the organization in seeing how he’ll fare in his return from this issue.
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