Philadelphia Eagles News, April 4: NFL Executive Believes the Eagles Lost Their Identity, Howie Roseman Is Embracing a Youth Movement, and More

Here is the latest news involving the Philadelphia Eagles, including Howie Roseman's evolution, NFL executives bashing the team's latest moves, and more.

Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman has struggled to let go of accomplished veterans in the past. That doesn’t appear to be an issue for Roseman and the Eagles any longer — the team is moving in a different direction this offseason.

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While Roseman is embracing a youth movement in Philadelphia, the Eagles are armed with eight total selections in the 2024 NFL Draft and must hit on their first three picks. Despite the Eagles’ additions this offseason, one NFL executive is worried about Philadelphia’s identity.

All of that and more in today’s Eagles news!

Philadelphia Eagles Are Embracing a Youth Movement This Offseason

As Roseman and the Eagles continue to break their recent tendencies, Philadelphia is embracing a youth movement. While players such as Jason Kelce and Fletcher Cox have retired, Philadelphia is planning to fill their voids with significantly younger replacements. Roseman decided to trade Haason Reddick after signing his eventual replacement, 25-year-old Bryce Huff.

READ MORE: Howie Roseman’s Continued Growth as General Manager

Owain Jones’ 7-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft: Eagles Trade Up To Land Top Target

It’s no secret that the Eagles are always willing to address the trenches early in the NFL Draft. Philadelphia has drafted offensive and defensive linemen at a disproportionately high rate in the early rounds during Roseman’s tenure. Therefore, it’s not surprising to see Pro Football Network Draft Analyst Owain Jones having the Eagles trade up for a top offensive tackle in his latest mock draft.

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NFL EDGE Rankings 2024: Haason Reddick Listed Ahead of Bryce Huff

Roseman and the Eagles made a massive decision this offseason by trading Reddick to the New York Jets. Ironically, Reddick’s replacement in Philadelphia will likely be Huff, who just departed from New York. While Huff is certainly an ascending pass rusher, he hasn’t quite surpassed Reddick yet. Where do they rank among the league’s best edge rushers?

KEEP READING: NFL Edge Rusher Rankings for 2024

NFL WR Rankings 2024: DeVonta Smith Listed Surprisingly Low

Pro Football Network NFL Analyst Dakota Randall ranked the NFL’s top wide receivers on Wednesday. While Eagles star wide receiver A.J. Brown is accurately ranked as the sixth-best player at the position, DeVonta Smith is listed surprisingly low.

Smith ranks outside of the top 15, listed behind Chicago Bears wide receiver D.J. Moore at 16th overall.

READ MORE: NFL Wide Receiver Rankings for 2024

NFL Executives Question Philadelphia’s Offseason Decisions

While many questioned if the Eagles lost their identity in 2023, an NFL executive believes that Philadelphia’s offseason moves haven’t helped. Following the retirement of both Kelce and Cox, one NFL executive believes the leadership void created by their departures will ultimately be too much for the Eagles to deal with next season.

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