Philadelphia Eagles News, May 8: Brandon Hunt Interviewing With Patriots, Howie Roseman Offers Interesting Comparison for Jeremiah Trotter Jr., and More

Here's the latest news involving the Philadelphia Eagles, including Howie Roseman's new nickname, Kenneth Gainwell discussing last season's collapse, and more.

The Philadelphia Eagles have dealt with several high-ranking executives departing the team’s front office in recent years. Eagles director of scouting Brandon Hunt could be the next person to depart Philadelphia’s front office.

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While Eagles general manager Howie Roseman has done a good job of developing a strong staff, Hunt would be a notable loss. Roseman recently joined 94WIP for an interview, where he discussed several topics, including the 2024 NFL Draft.

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

Best NFL Wide Receiver Trios: Where Do the Eagles Rank?

While A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith have formed arguably the best wide receiver duo in the NFL, where does Philadelphia’s trio rank? It’s a difficult question to ask given the uncertainty surrounding who Philadelphia’s third wide receiver will actually be in 2024.

Pro Football Network’s Lorenzo Reyna listed DeVante Parker as Philadelphia’s third wide receiver and has the trio as the fifth-best unit in the NFL. Yet, there’s a real chance that Parris Campbell or Ainias Smith earn that role over Parker.

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Kenneth Gainwell Discusses Last Season’s Collapse

After a hot start to the regular season, the Eagles got inexplicably cold and ended the year in embarrassing fashion. Philadelphia running back Kenneth Gainwell joined Javien Elliott’s podcast to discuss the team’s epic collapse last season.

Gainwell surprisingly pointed at the team’s connection, or lack thereof. The backup RB seemed to insinuate that there was some tension in Philadelphia’s building, which resulted in poor communication and disappointing results on the field.

SOURCE: Javien Elliott on YouTube

Analyzing 3 UDFAs That Can Make Philadelphia’s Final Roster

In recent years, the Eagles have found a few gems in undrafted free agency. Britain Covey and Reed Blankenship went undrafted in 2022 and were key contributors for the Eagles last season. Now, in 2024, three UDFAs that Philadelphia signed could make the team’s final roster.

Former Baylor defensive tackle Gabe Hall has size that cannot be taught at the position. Hall’s combination of length and pass-rushing upside could be enough to land him a spot on Philadelphia’s final roster in 2024.

CONTINUE READING: Gabe Hall Could Make Philadelphia’s Final Roster

Report: Brandon Hunt Interviewing for the Patriots’ Lead Personnel Job

The Eagles have lost several high-ranking executives in recent years.

In 2019, the New York Jets hired Joe Douglas away from Philadelphia. In 2020, the Cleveland Browns hired Andrew Berry as their new general manager. Then, in 2022, the New York Giants poached Brandon Brown from the Eagles, hiring him as the team’s assistant GM.

Now, Hunt could be next, as he is reportedly set to interview with the Patriots for a lead personnel role.

SOURCE: Adam Schefter of ESPN on X (formerly Twitter)

Howie Roseman Discusses New Nickname and More

After a clip of Roseman’s draft night call to Jalyx Hunt went viral, the Eagles general manager seems to be embracing his new “Big Pimpin'” nickname.

Roseman joined the 94WIP afternoon show to discuss Philadelphia’s haul in the 2024 NFL Draft.

Roseman discussed his new nickname, which he admitted likely isn’t disappearing anytime soon. Philadelphia’s general manager also offered a promising comparison for rookie linebacker Jeremiah Trotter Jr., stating that he reminded Roseman of T.J. Edwards.

SOURCE: 94WIP Afternoon Show

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