Jaelen Strong, Dorial Green-Beckham could fit Eagles

Jeremy Maclin has said his goodbyes to the Philadelphia Eagles and departed for greener pastures in Kansas City.

Whom will Chip Kelly and company turn to replace his production? Among the plethora of options, NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah thinks one Pac-12 product could be the right fit for the team if it decides to stand pat and select somebody at No. 20 overall.



"I think the big three (of Kevin White, Amari Cooper and DeVante Parker) are long gone," Jeremiah said Friday on NFL Network's "Path to the Draft". "I'll go Jaelen Strong out of Arizona State as a potential option for them at No. 20."

Jeremiah ranks the former Sun Devil as the No. 27 overall player in the 2015 NFL Draft, and he would be right in the range where the Eagles pick in the first round. Fellow NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock is in agreement that there's a clear top three at the wide receiver position, and considers Strong to be the fourth-best player at the position.

Strong was among the most productive wideouts out West during his time in Tempe, and was quite the red-zone threat during his time at ASU. While he certainly could be on the team's radar, another receiver could be more in line with what head coach Chip Kelly is looking for at the spot.

"They want big receivers," NFL Media's Brian Baldinger said Friday. "Dorial Green-Beckham is the biggest one out there, the fastest one. I know he's got some character issues the Eagles may not be in love with but they'll be in love with his talent."

Green-Beckham is among the most intriguing prospects in the draft as a former No. 1 overall recruit who has ideal size at 6-foot-5. He ran a 4.49 in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Of course, talk of wide receiver fits for Philly will become irrelevant if the team pursues a trade up in order to land Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota or if it finds itself in position to grab the former Duck at No. 20.

You can follow Bryan Fischer on Twitter at @BryanDFischer.

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