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Schedule Preview: Eye on Eagles' offseason moves

With the 2020 schedule now released, will be taking a look at the offseason moves made by each of the team's 13 opponents.

Next up are the Philadelphia Eagles, who bolstered the defense in free agency before adding a few pieces to the offense in the draft.

Matchup: Week 7 - Thursday, October 22, 8:20 PM at Lincoln Financial Field

Week 10 - Sunday, November 15, 1:00 PM at MetLife Stadium

2019 record: 9-7

Head Coach: Doug Pederson (fifth season with Philadelphia)

Free Agency


S Rodney McLeod (signed to 2-year deal), S Jalen Mills (signed to 1-year deal), QB Nate Sudfield (signed to 1-year deal), RB Corey Clement (signed to 1-year deal).

New Additions:

CB Darius Slay – Acquired in a trade for a third and fifth round pick in the 2020 draft, Slay joins the Eagles after seven seasons with the Lions. After accumulating six interceptions in his first four years, Slay elevated his game in 2017. The corner recorded a league-high eight interceptions and 26 passes defended in 16 starts, earning a selection as First-Team All-Pro along with his first trip to the Pro Bowl. Slay would go on to make the Pro Bowl in 2018 and 2019, picking off five passes total across the two seasons.

DT Javon Hargrave – Hargrave played in all 16 games for the Steelers last season with 13 starts. He recorded 60 tackles (35 solo), 4.0 sacks, seven tackles for loss, six quarterback hits and one forced fumble. The former third round pick spent his first four seasons with Pittsburgh.

CB Nickell Robey-Coleman – Robey-Coleman is entering his eighth season having missed just one game in his career. He began his career with the Bills, where he spent his first four seasons, before playing the next three years with the Rams. In 16 games (three starts) last season, Robey-Coleman had 36 tackles (32 solo), three tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and seven passes defended.

LB Jatavis Brown – Brown made one start in 13 games for the Chargers last season, finishing the year with 10 tackles (eight solo) and one fumble recovery. Brown made the Pro Football Writers Association's Al-Rookie Team in 2016 after registering 79 tackles (64 solo), 3.5 sacks, eight tackles for loss, three quarterback hits, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and six passes defended in 12 games (seven starts).

S Will Parks – Parks missed a game for the first time in his four-year career last season, playing in 14 games with seven starts for the Broncos. He finished the year with 35 tackles (26 solo), 1.0 sack, one tackle for loss, two quarterback hits, one interception, one forced fumble and two passes defended.

Free Agent Departures:

S Malcolm Jenkins (signed 4-year deal with Saints), CB Ronald Darby (signed 1-year deal with Redskins), RB Jordan Howard (signed 2-year deal with Dolphins), WR Nelson Agholor (signed 1-year deal with Raiders), OL Halapoulivaati Vaitai (signed 5-year deal with Lions), OLB Kamu Grugler-Hill (signed 1-year deal with Dolphins), QB Josh McCown, RB Darren Sproles (retired), OT Jason Peters, DE Vinny Curry, DT Timmy Jernigan, LB Nigel Bradham

View photos of the additions made by the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason.

2020 Draft Class

(Round 1, Pick 21) WR Jalen Reagor, TCU – Reagor began his TCU career on a strong note, earning the Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year award after catching 33 passes for 576 yards and eight touchdowns. As a sophomore, he reeled in 72 passes for 1,061 yards and nine touchdowns while rushing for 170 yards and an additional two scores and was named Second-Team All-Big 12. He earned the same honor last season after finishing with 43 receptions for 611 yards and five touchdowns.

(Round 2, Pick 53) QB Jalen Hurts, Oklahoma – Hurts joins the Eagles after an illustrious collegiate career. He spent his first three seasons at Alabama where he was named SEC Freshman and SEC Offensive Player of the Year, First-Team All-SEC and won the SEC Championship in 2016 while throwing for 2,780 yards, 23 touchdowns and nine interceptions and rushing for 954 yards and 13 touchdowns. He won another SEC Championship along with a CFP National Championship in 2018. He transferred to Oklahoma for 2019 where he threw for 3,851 yards, 32 touchdowns and eight interceptions with 1,298 yards on the ground and 20 rushing touchdowns. He was named First-Team All-Big 12 and Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year on his way to a Big 12 Championship.

(Round 3, Pick 103) LB Davion Taylor, Colorado – Taylor attended Coahoma Community College before transferring to Colorado in 2018. He started 10 of 12 games as a junior, finishing with one sack, 10 tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries, two passes defended and a touchdown. In 12 starts as a senior last year, Taylor recorded 72 tackles (57 solo), 1.0 sack, eight tackles for loss, one fumble recovery and four passes defennded.

(Round 4, Pick 127) S K'Von Wallace, Clemson – Wallace spent four years at Clemson and was a member of both the 2016 and 2018 National Championship teams. As a senior last season, Wallace played in 15 games and registered numerous career-highs, including 72 tackles (47 solo), 2.0 sacks, three tackles for loss, two interceptions, one touchdown and 10 passes defended.

(Round 4, Pick 145) OT Jack Driscoll, Auburn – Driscoll spent his first two seasons at UMass before transferring to Auburn where he spent his final two years of eligibility. He started two seasons at right tackle for Auburn.

(Round 5, Pick 168) WR John Hightower, Boise State – Hightower attended Hinds Community College for two years before transferring to Boise State. In 2018, he started four of 10 games, recording 31 receptions for 504 yards and six touchdowns and rushing the ball eight times for 163 yards and two additional scores. As a senior last year, he caught 51 passes for 943 yards and eight touchdowns while taking 16 carries for 154 yards.

(Round 6, Pick 196) LB Shaun Bradley, Temple – Bradley played in 42 games across four seasons at Temple. Starting at least 12 games in each of his final three seasons, the linebacker picked off a total of three passes and scored one touchdown while registering at least 78 tackles each year. Last year, Bradley recorded 86 tackles (61 solo), eight tackles for loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and three passes defended in 13 games.

(Round 6, Pick 200) WR Quez Watkins, Southern Mississippi – Watkins spent three seasons at Southern Mississippi and played in 34 games. As a sophomore in 2018, Watkins caught 72 passes for 889 yards and nine touchdowns. He followed that up by reeling in 64 passes for 1,178 yards and six touchdowns last year, earning First-Team All-CUSA in each of the last two seasons.

(Round 6, Pick 210) OT Prince Tega Wanogho, Auburn – After redshirting his first year at Auburn, Wanogho played in 10 games as a backup in 2016. He won the starting left tackle position as a redshirt sophomore and spent the next three seasons there, starting a total of 32 games. He was named Second-Team All-SEC as a redshirt senior last year.

(Round 7, Pick 233) EDGE Casey Toohill, Stanford – Toohill redshirted his first year at Stanford before playing the next four seasons at linebacker, mostly serving as a backup. He started 12 games as a redshirt senior last season, finishing with career-high marks with 57 tackles (37 solo), 8.0 sacks, 11.5 tackles for loss and one forced fumble, along with one pass defended.


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