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Top 5 DeSean Jackson Replacements For The Philadelphia Eagles

5 Possible DeSean Jackson Replacements For The Philadelphia Eagles

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DeSean Jackson is no longer a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. The dynamic offensive weapon has been released by the Eagles and Philadelphia will be searching for his replacement. There are some possibilities to fill the shoes of No. 10.

5. Trade for WR Mike Wallace

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5. Trade for WR Mike Wallace

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His big cap hit ( million in 2014) may make him unavailable, but if the two were to make a deal than Wallace could provide the Eagles with what Jackson gave them -- speed and elusiveness.

4. Draft RB/WR Dri Archer

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4. Draft RB/WR Dri Archer

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Archer who blazed a 4.26 40 yard dash at the scouting combine could be used as a slot wideout and returner. His body and speed compares to Jackson so the Eagles could look his way come draft day.

3. Draft RB/WR De'Anthony Thomas

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3. Draft RB/WR De'Anthony Thomas

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Last year Chip Kelly had Jackson run what DeAnthony Thomas did at Oregon so this fits. Thomas would be familiar with the Kelly offense and be used in a multitude of ways. Thomas doesn't have the fast 40 time (4.50 at scouting combine), but he plays much faster than his numbers indicate.

2. Draft WR Marqise Lee

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2. Draft WR Marqise Lee

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The USC standout would fit on the outside for the Philadelphia Eagles. Lee had a down year for the Trojans last season (57 receptions for 791 yards and 4 touchdowns). He has tremendous ability and if he fell to the Eagles
they may be inclined to scoop him up.

1. Draft WR Brandin Cooks

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1. Draft WR Brandin Cooks

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Cooks may be the best player to replace Jackson. He has great hands combined with explosiveness. Cooks has similar size and speed to Jackson (5-foot-10, 189 pounds, 4.33 40 yard dash), and his great character makes him exactly what Chip Kelly is looking for.