The Philadelphia Eagles have a good finish downside.
After the staff positioned Dallas Goedert on injured reserve, the Super Bowl contenders have three tight ends on their roster with a mixed 133 yards and a landing between them.
It’s to not say the trio of Grant Calcaterra, Tyree Jackson, and Jack Stoll cannot make an impression for Philly. However, with out a star like Goedert, the staff does not have any confirmed choices on the place.
The Eagles have added veteran defensive tackles like Ndamukong Suh and Linval Joseph. Could extra assist be on the best way? Here are just a few choices the staff may take into account down the stretch.
TE Jared Cook
The 35-year-old Cook has by no means received a Super Bowl, however he may fill in as a stopgap choice for Philly whereas Goedert recovers. He’d even be nice depth for January as soon as Goedert will get wholesome.
You may say that about anybody on this record, actually. He caught 48 passes for 564 yards and 4 touchdowns for the Los Angeles Chargers final season.
TE Jimmy Graham
Another 35-year-old choice, Graham wasn’t in a position to assist a lot in Chicago final season throughout Justin Fields’ rookie marketing campaign. Although, he is a wise veteran who may possible assist Philly in a pinch.
Graham might need misplaced a step from his heyday, however at this level in his profession, he may nonetheless possible college a youthful defender in protection and make simply sufficient of an impression.
TE Eric Ebron
Ebron has struggled with accidents final season, however he is solely 29 and will issue into the crimson zone assault for Philly. He’s one other veteran who can fill in whereas Goedert is away and attempt to maintain his profession moving into his 30s.
Ebron had 13 touchdowns with the Indianapolis Colts in 2018, proving his means to get open the place it counts.
TE Blake Jarwin
The Eagles are acquainted with Jarwin, who performed for the Dallas Cowboys to start out his profession. Jarwin wasn’t in a position to play a lot over the previous two seasons, however he supplies an intriguing youthful choice who may maybe issue into Philly’s plans sooner or later.
Jarwin’s final totally wholesome season was in 2019 when he caught 365 yards and three touchdowns. If his well being holds up, he is very acquainted with the NFC East.
TE James O’Shaughnessy
O’Shaughnessy has been a dependable veteran for a lot of years. He will not blow the highest off of defenses, however he can present a gentle presence whereas Goedert is away.
He hauled in 244 yards final season for the Jacksonville Jaguars, however he hasn’t reached the top zone since 2019.