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Philadelphia Eagles’ 5 Biggest Breakout Candidates of 2014

The Philadelphia Eagles' 5 Biggest Breakout Candidates of 2014

5 Breakout Players For Philadelphia Eagles
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The 2012 and 2013 drafts for the Philadelphia Eagles look like slam dunks. Howie Roseman and Chip Kelly have formed a real rapport on draft day, as the process has been streamlined and built to succeed. Expect more than a few players from these drafts to be breakout candidates in 2014. Let's take a look at five breakout players for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2014.

5. Bennie Logan

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5. Bennie Logan

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Bennie Logan came in late in the season and started at nose tackle. He was impressive. He used his size, strength and athletic ability to anchor in the middle. Expect big things in 2014 from the second-year defensive lineman.

4. Fletcher Cox

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4. Fletcher Cox

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Fletcher Cox had three sacks and was generally disruptive in his first year in Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis' system. Expect even more from him in year two under Davis. Cox now understands the scheme and can go out there and show his athletic skills each and every week. Watch out.

3. Earl Wolff

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3. Earl Wolff

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Earl Wolff displayed his athletic gifts both in training camp and in spots in the regular season. He has great instincts for the position, can lay the wood and he can run with tight ends. With a year under his belt expect a major jump in play from the second-year safety.

2. Jeremy Maclin

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2. Jeremy Maclin

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Jeremy Maclin was supposed to explode in Chip Kelly's offense, but unfortunately he went down with a season ending knee injury in training camp. Healthy and with a new contract, Maclin now has a chance to be the No. 1 guy in this offense. Expect a huge 2014 campaign for Maclin.

1. Zach Ertz

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1. Zach Ertz

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With DeSean Jackson gone you can expect Chip Kelly to run quite a few two tight end sets. Expect second-year tight end Zach Ertz to be heavily involved. He made some spectacular plays as a rookie, and this could be a year where he becomes one of the game's elite tight ends.