Philadelphia Eagles News, May 9: Cooper DeJean Reveals Potential Role, DeSean Jackson Discusses Chip Kelly’s Tenure, and More

    Here's the latest news involving the Philadelphia Eagles, including Howie Roseman being named the best GM in the NFL, Cooper DeJean's potential role, and more.

    Following a masterclass performance this offseason, Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman is receiving a ton of praise. One of Philadelphia’s latest additions, rookie defensive back Cooper DeJean, discussed the role that he is practicing thus far.

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    Many expected DeJean to potentially play safety in Philadelphia, but he revealed that he focused on another position during rookie minicamp. Two former star players for the Eagles are going to discuss one of the franchise’s most controversial head coaches.

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

    Eagles’ Cooper DeJean Reveals Trash Talk With WNBA Star Caitlin Clark

    DeJean went viral this offseason after stating that he could beat WNBA star Caitlin Clark in a 1-on-1 basketball game. Both DeJean and Clark went to Iowa, so they have a relationship away from sports.

    DeJean discussed his comments more in-depth this week, revealing that Clark sent him a text message saying that she doesn’t think he could beat her in basketball.

    READ MORE: Cooper DeJean Discusses Rivalry With Caitlin Clark

    NFL GM Rankings 2024: Howie Roseman, Brett Veach, and Eric DeCosta at the Top

    It seems like Roseman hasn’t stopped making moves for the Eagles this offseason. After signing several players in free agency, Philadelphia made a total of eight trades during the 2024 NFL Draft.

    Thanks to his impressive performance this offseason, Pro Football Network NFL Analyst Dallas Robinson ranked Roseman as the best general manager in the NFL.

    CONTINUE READING: NFL GM Rankings 2024

    LeSean McCoy and DeSean Jackson Discuss Chip Kelly

    LeSean McCoy and DeSean Jackson were both star players for the Eagles during their tenures with the franchise, and it’s well documented that their former head coach, Chip Kelly, played a key role in both players departing Philadelphia.

    Now, it’s finally time for McCoy and Jackson to reveal the truth about Kelly, as they are set to discuss the situation on the next episode of the “25/10 Show.”

    SOURCE: 25/10 Show on X (formerly Twitter)

    NFL QB Rankings 2024: Jalen Hurts Ranked Outside the Top 10

    While Roseman is receiving a ton of praise this offseason, there are still plenty of people doubting Jalen Hurts after last season’s inconsistent performance.

    Hurts was in the running for MVP in 2022, yet is now ranked outside of the top 10 NFL quarterbacks, according to PFN Analyst Dakota Randall.

    KEEP READING: NFL QB Rankings 2024

    DeJean Reveals Potential Role in Philadelphia

    Although DeJean primarily played outside cornerback at Iowa, he could be taking on a new role in Philadelphia. On a recent episode of “Up & Adams,” he revealed that he was practicing at outside corner and slot CB during Philadelphia’s rookie minicamp.

    Due to his versatility, DeJean should thrive in defensive coordinator Vic Fangio’s scheme. Given the presence of Darius Slay and Quinyon Mitchell on the outside, DeJean’s likeliest role during his rookie season will be in the slot.

    SOURCE: Up & Adams on X (formerly Twitter)

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