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Updated Wide Receiver Depth Chart for Eagles After NFL Draft

Larry Rupp
A look at the Philadelphia Eagles' WR depth chart following the NFL Draft.
A look at the Philadelphia Eagles' WR depth chart following the NFL Draft. / Sam Greenwood/Getty Images
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Prolific wide receivers could be found flying off the board in every single round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Five wideouts went in the first round alone, though several talented prospects were taken after that and picked up as undrafted free agents.

The Philadelphia Eagles have struggled to find reliable receivers for the last few seasons so it wasn't surprising to see them take one with the No. 10 overall pick.

Here's a look at the Eagles' updated WR depth chart for 2021.

Eagles WR Depth Chart 2021

1. DeVonta Smith

The Eagles selected DeVonta Smith in the first round one the 2021 NFL Draft after he dominated with the Alabama Crimson Tide in college. He posted 1,856 receiving yards on 117 receptions and scored 23 touchdowns in 2020. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner should enter next season as the Eagles' most-explosive weapon on offense and a favorite target of quarterback Jalen Hurts.

2. Jalen Reagor

Jalen Reagor dealt with injuries and pressure during his rookie season last year. He ended up with 396 receiving yards on 36 receptions and 1 touchdown. He did average 12.8 yards per catch though and should be one of the team's top options on the outside heading into next season. The 22-year-old will look to have a bounce-back year in 2021.

3. Greg Ward

The Eagles seem to have found an underrated wide receiver in Greg Ward. Over the last two seasons, he has posted 673 receiving yards on 81 receptions and scored 7 touchdowns in 23 games played (13 starts). He has excelled working out of the slot position and should remain a reliable option in the passing attack next season.

4. Travis Fulgham

5. John Hightower

Speedster John Hightower was taken by the Eagles in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, but made little impact during his rookie season. He did average 16.7 yards per receptions and proved he has scary deep-threat abilities. He just needs to adjust to playing at the NFL level.

6. JJ Arcega-Whiteside

JJ Arcega-Whiteside has simply not lead up to his potential ever since being drafted in the second round by the Eagles in 2019. He hasn't even racked up 200 receiving yards in either of his first two seasons. Arcega-Whiteside is a cut candidate if he doesn't ball out during training camp.

7. Quez Watkins

8. Khalil Tate

Khalil Tate signed a futures deal with the Eagles this offseason and is working to transform from a college quarterback to a slot receiver. He showcased unreal athleticism during college, but seems like a practice squad lock in 2021.

9. Trevon Grimes

Trevon Grimes signed an undrafted free agent deal with the Eagles following the 2021 NFL Draft. He posted 589 receiving yards on 38 receptions and scored 9 touchdowns during his senior season at Florida.

10. Jhamon Ausbon

Jhamon Ausbon was another player the Eagles added as an undrafted free agent. He racked up 1,818 receiving yards and 8 touchdowns over three seasons at Texas A&M. He and Grimes will be fighting to make the roster during training camp.


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Larry Rupp is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Larry Rupp also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username phillyfan424. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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