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Best Available Players and Fits for the Eagles on Day Three

After the first three rounds of the 2020 NFL Draft, the Eagles still have quite a few positions and holes that need to be addressed. On day three the Eagles should be able to fill some of those holes, as they will have five selections on Saturday. They will also try to find some diamonds in the rough once the draft completes, as they will have room to sign 16 undrafted free agents.


The following is a list of players still available that could fit the Eagles system. Philadelphia can either draft them, or hope they become undrafted free agents and sign them to contracts.


Amik Robertson | CB | LA Tech | 5'9, 183 lbs | Jr.

Even though he did not work out at the Combine, Robertson garnered interest from NFL teams and is expected to be fully recovered from his sports hernia surgery in time to participate in his Pro Day, which means he will be fully healthy for OTAs. Robertson is an undersized guy at 5'9 183lbs, but is a ball hawk. He has 14 career interceptions, returning three of those to the house. He also has 36 pass defenses; 16 alone in 2019, tied for the most in the NCAA. The easy projection here would be the Honey Badger, Tyrann Mathieu - whom he likened his style to.


Saahdiq Charles | OT | LSU | 6'4, 295 lbs | Jr.

Charles was the left tackle for the reigning NCAA Champion Tigers. The Eagles are ready to transition from Jason Peters to Andre Dillard at the position in 2020. That means the unproven Jordan Mailata is slated to be the backup left tackle (and he's also the backup right tackle right now too). So it wouldn't be surprising if the Eagles targeted a mid-late round tackle to try to develop into a quality backup or maybe even eventual starter. Charles fits that mold.


Antonio Gandy-Golden | WR | Liberty | 6'4, 223 lbs | Sr.

AGG is one of the most interesting prospects in this year's draft. In 45 collegiate games, he racked up an impressive 240 receptions for 3,814 yards and 33 touchdowns. He has the talent to become the next great "X" receiver in the NFL given his catch radius, and with Alshon Jeffery likely leaving soon AGG might be what all fans wanted J.J. Arcega-Whiteside to be.

James Lynch | DT | Baylor | 6'4, 295 lbs | Jr.

Lynch's 22.0 sacks are the most in Baylor's history, which is astonishing to think about given that he is an interior pass rusher. To go with all of those sacks, he also registered 101 tackles (33.5 for loss), seven passes defended, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, and three blocked kicks in just 38 games. Even though he put up great numbers in college, draft analysts don't really see a ton to get excited about when watching his film. The hope would be that his pass rush abilities stick with him at the next level, as the Eagles would love to add an interior pass rusher to their defensive line and pair with Fletcher Cox.


Akeem Davis-Gaither | LB | Appalachian State | 6'1, 224 lbs | Sr.

ADG is a solid linebacker prospect that has great tackling skills. He's not the ideal size for a linebacker nor does he have the needed football IQ at the position, but he can certainly still turn out to be a major contributor to an Eagles defense that desperately needs linebacker help. In 27 games with the Mountaineers, Davis-Gaither produced 201 tackles (24.0 for loss), 6.5 sacks, 15 passes defended, one interception, and one forced fumble.


Leki Fotu | DT | Utah | 6'5, 337 lbs | Sr.

Fotu is a mammoth playing defensive tackle and has impressive explosion off the ball given the size. Fotu gets out-leveraged, but makes up for it with his lower and upper body strength. The Eagles are longing to have solid tackle play next to Fletcher Cox, but they have addressed that already with adding Javon Hargrave and will also be getting back Malik Jackson. They'll likely still be doing due diligence with most defensive tackles available in April's draft, and if Fotu falls in the draft they might pick him and give him time to develop and adjust to the professional game.


John Reid | DB | Penn State | 5'10, 187 lbs | Sr.

Reid is a local boy, as he was born in Mount Laurel, New Jersey and attended St. Joseph's Prep for high school. He finished his career at Penn State with 126 tackles (9.5 for loss), 1.5 sacks, 37 passes defended, seven interceptions, one forced fumble, and two fumble recoveries in 51 games. His best position at the next level might be as a nickel back or third safety, and the Eagles are desperately trying to find a reliable one of those. He does have some of the same undesirable traits that Jalen Mills has -- he gets duped on double moves and gets called for pass interference often. Even with the addition of Darius Slay, the Eagles need to address their defensive backs this offseason, so keeping an eye on Reid makes complete sense.

K'Von Wallace | S | Clemson | 5'11, 206 lbs | Sr.

In 59 games with the Tigers, Wallace was all over the field, registering 156 tackles (5.5 for loss), five interceptions, 2.0 sacks, and two forced fumbles. He is a project the Eagles want him to be a natural high safety, but if they want to use him as they did with Malcolm Jenkins (close to the line of scrimmage, blitzer, etc.) he would make immediate impacts for the team.


Donovan Peoples-Jones | WR | Michigan | 6'2, 212 lbs | Jr.

He has the size and hands to succeed at the next level, but his speed and strength will need to be worked on. Still, his frame would fill the void left by Alshon Jeffery if he is able to develop into a contributor in the NFL. In 37 games as a Wolverine, DPJ racked up 103 receptions for 1,327 yards and 14 touchdowns. He also worked as a punt returner, fielding 89 punts for 743 yards and two touchdowns.


Nick Harris | C | Washington | 6'1, 302 lbs | Sr.

Jason Kelce.. is that you? An undersized, agile center only prospect much like Kelce coming out of the draft. Draft Harris on day three to learn and build behind Kelce over the first couple of seasons, and when Jason retires, plug and play with Harris.


Tyler Johnson | WR | Minnesota | 6'1, 206 lbs | Sr.