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3 Trades the Eagles Need to Make Ahead of the Deadline for a Super Bowl Push

Larry Rupp
Three trades the Philadelphia Eagles need to make ahead of the NFL deadline for a Super Bowl push.
Three trades the Philadelphia Eagles need to make ahead of the NFL deadline for a Super Bowl push. / AP Photos/Chris Szagola

The Philadelphia Eagles remain the only undefeated team in the NFL with a stellar 6-0 record. The problem is that the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys have posted a combined record of 11-3. Winning the NFC East title is not going to be easy, so upgrading the roster would be wise.

General manager Howie Roseman has proved in the past that he is willing to do whatever it takes to make improvements. That includes dealing for unexpected players or trading away established stars. With that in mind, here's a look at three trades the Eagles need to make ahead of the Nov. 1 deadline.

Philadelphia Eagles Trade Rumors

1. Trade For Robert Quinn

The Eagles are going to be mentioned as a possible landing spot for just about every pass rusher on the market. They struck out in their pursuit of Pro Bowler Brian Burns and could easily shift gears to another veteran in Robert Quinn. Quinn logged 18.5 sacks in 2021 and has tallied 8 tackles (2.0 for loss), 1.0 sacks and 3 quarterback hits across seven games in 2022. Not only could he take on a rotational role alongside young phenom Josh Sweat, but he could serve as an important mentor as well. Quinn's cap hit is substantial over the next few years, meaning the Bears may be looking to unload him for only a mid-round draft pick. It's a risk worth taking for Philly.

2. Trade For Kareem Hunt

This Eagles team looks a lot like the team that won the Super Bowl in 2017. It's a team that bases its offense around a strong rushing attack and keeps the chains moving with chunk plays. Adding running back Jay Ajayi at the trade deadline that year pushed Philly over the top. The front office could make a similar move this time around in a deal for Kareem Hunt. Hunt has long been rumored to be on the trade block after he officially requested to be dealt back in August. The Pro Bowler has averaged an impressive 83.4 yards from scrimmage per game in his career and has more career touchdowns (48) than Philadelphia's entire backfield combined. He would complement starter Miles Sanders insanely well.

3. Trade For Jerry Jeudy

Yes, Philadelphia already rosters one of the best one-two punches at wide receiver in the NFL. A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith are the only receivers on the team with more than 6 catches, however, reflecting the need for a quality WR3. Jerry Jeudy is a former teammate of Smith's and also caught passes from quarterback Jalen Hurts back in college. That familiarity would make him an immediate target in the Eagles' passing attack. Jeudy is averaging a reliable 16.1 yards per reception this season and is on pace to set a career-high mark in touchdowns, too. It's worth pointing out the price would be high here, though, given that Jeudy still has a year and a half left on his rookie deal.

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