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Fantasy Football Rankings: Top 5 Philadelphia Eagles in 2014

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Ranking the Philadelphia Eagles' Top 5 Fantasy Options

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In Chip Kelly's first season in Philly, he took a middle of the road offense and turned it into a force to be reckoned with. The team ranked second in the league in total offense last year, and similar results should be in the cards in 2014. Big offense means big fantasy points to go around, so let's take a look at the top five Philadelphia Eagles who you should have your eye on come draft day.

5. WR - Riley Cooper

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5. WR - Riley Cooper

Riley Cooper Eagles
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Cooper had by far his best season as a pro in 2013, as he put up a solid 835 yards receiving to go along with eight TDs. Those numbers placed him in the top 25 among fantasy WRs, and he will once again enter this season as the No. 2 wideout in a dynamic Philly offense. There will be competition from rookie draft picks Jordan Matthews and Josh Huff, but Cooper should once again be a solid mid-late round selection for fantasy teams.

4. RB - Darren Sproles

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4. RB - Darren Sproles

Darren Sproles Eagles
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The Eagles didn't really bring this speedy RB in to carry the ball, as he's never even eclipsed 100 carries in a season. Instead, Sproles will generally act as another receiving option similar to his days with the New Orleans Saints. In three seasons with the Saints, he averaged a healthy 77 catches per season, and managed 16 receiving TDs. Sproles could be a PPR beast this season, and makes for a smart grab as a No. 3 RB.

3. WR - Jeremy Maclin

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3. WR - Jeremy Maclin

Jeremy Maclin Eagles
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Prior to missing the 2013 season due to an ACL injury, Maclin had established himself as a solid fantasy WR. His career 13.4 YPR is quite strong, and he's averaged just under seven TDs per season. A healthy Maclin could be in for a breakout season, as he'll enter 2014 as the No. 1 pass receiving option on last year's No. 9 pass offense. Maclin is a slight risk considering the injury he's returning from, but the payoff could be enormous.

2. QB - Nick Foles

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2. QB - Nick Foles

Nick Foles Eagles
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This former third-round draft pick snatched the starting job from Michael Vick last season and never looked back. He ended up as fantasy's No. 11 quarterback despite starting just 10 games, and should continue to thrive under Chip Kelly in 2014. Don't expect another ridiculous 24 fantasy PPG from him this season, but he makes for a nice bargain if you can scoop him up in the 6th of 7th round of your draft.

1. RB - LeSean McCoy

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1. RB - LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy Eagles
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After four seasons of Andy Reid not giving his best player the ball enough, Chip Kelly unleashed McCoy to rave results last year. He led the league in rushing by a whopping 268 yards, and finished second to only Jamaal Charles in fantasy points among RBs. Barring injury, another monstrous season should be in the cards, and those with a top-3 draft pick this year should strongly consider his services.

Brian Davis is a fantasy writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter @SportsGuyBrian, ”Like” him on Facebook, or add him to your network on Google.