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NFL Draft 2016: Seven players the Eagles should target on Day 2

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Who do YOU want the Eagles to get?

Despite only having one pick on day two, there are quite literally a bevy of incredibly talented players still available for the team. At various positions, there are legitimate day one impact players who the Eagles might want to consider aggressively pursuing. Even with getting their quarterback, the Eagles need playmakers.

  • Myles Jack, LB, UCLA: This one is obvious. The former Bruins star fell entirely out of the first round after being pegged by many, including me, to be a blue chip talent. Teams are rumored to be seriously concerned with Jack's health regarding his knees, scaring themselves out of spending a top pick with him. The Eagles have talent at linebacker and would not need to rush Jack into any situation and if he hits for the team, the Eagles could have a truly special defense.

  • Jason Spriggs, OT, Indiana: One of my favorite players in the draft, Spriggs is athletic as hell with an attitude to match. The Eagles' need at offensive tackle is not immediate, but adding young athletes to the depth chart would be huge for the future. Spriggs has sky high potential and is already a steal on the second day.

  • Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama: For a team that desperate needs playmakers, it only makes sense to draft the guy who scored 28 touchdowns and won the Heisman last season. Henry is a home run threat with great size and untapped potential as a receiver. The Eagles should be drooling at the potential of drafting him.

  • Sterling Shepard, WR, Oklahoma: Another solution to the Eagles' playmaker problem, Shepard would be a perfect fit in Doug Pederson's offense. He is an outstanding route runner with dependable hands, toughness and good speed. He can play in the slot or on the outside and would take a lot of pressure off of Jordan Matthews and Zach Ertz.

  • Javon Hargrave, DT, SCSU: The Eagles could stand to add depth to their defensive line. Despite an outstanding group of starters, Schwartz wants a talented rotation. Hargrave is an outstanding penetrating tackle from the FCS ranks and putting him next to Fletcher Cox... Whewwww boy.

  • Sean Davis, CB, Maryland: Despite giving Nolan Carroll a deal, the team should still be thinking about upgrading the cornerback spot across from Eric Rowe for the long term. Sean Davis is long, athletic and very physical and would pair perfectly with Eric Rowe.

  • Cody Whitehair, OG, Kansas State: Despite being a bit older, getting Cody Whitehair on day two would be excellent value. The former Wildcat is incredibly physical and a great technician. He could start day one at the guard spot opposite Brandon Brooks


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