Doug Pederson Names Six Players Who've Stood Out During OTAs

OTAs are a great time for players to make a great impression to their coaches and cement themselves as players ready to make an impact in the coming season.

When asked which players have stood out the most during this year's OTAs, Doug Pederson mentioned six names:

It's no surprise to see Carson Wentz on there as he is ready to start his revenge season and prove that he is a franchise quarterback deserving of a long-term contract. There's no doubt that Wentz can perform at a high level in the NFL, but at this point the only concern is his durability.


Nelson Agholor has been motivated by offseason trade talks and discussions of the team potentially cutting him to save cap space. Agholor will be an unrestricted free agent next offseason.


An emergence from Dallas Goedert this summer could likely mean the Eagles will want to run as much 12 personnel as possible on offense to allow both Zach Ertz and Dallas Goedert on the field as much as possible.

The three cornerbacks Pederson mentioned makes things extremely interesting. Maddox, Jones and Douglas are taking advantage of the time they are getting in OTAs with Ronald Darby and Jalen Mills still recovering from injuries. Darby and Mills were last year's starting cornerbacks and are still likely the favorites to be the starting outside corners this season. However, if any of those three mentioned by Pederson continue to perform at high levels late into the summer, they might sneak their way into becoming starters. If not, they'd still find themselves as role players in Jim Schwartz's defense.


OTAs wrap up this week, followed by mandatory minicamp which starts next week. After minicamp ends the players will get a break before training camp officially gets underway some time in late July.


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