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Projected 2015 starters: Philadelphia Eagles

Around The NFL predicts the Week 1 starting lineups for all 32 teams, analyzing the potential impact of each rookie class. See every breakdown here.

»Sam Bradford is a candidate for Comeback Player of the Year in Chip Kelly's offense. If he can stay healthy, the former Rams passer finds himself in fine position to thrive behind a strong line and stacked backfield.

» Speaking of the running backs, the Eagles went for broke signing both DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews. It makes sense to lower Murray's workload after the pounding he took last season in Dallas. Mathews is an underrated runner who can rip up a defense between the tackles when he's healthy.

» I'm not convinced the Eagles are done moving players. I wouldn't be shocked to see Mychal Kendricks traded for the right price, but if he stays, the linebacker forms a talented inside duo with Kiko Alonso, acquired in the LeSean McCoy swap. Connor Barwin and Brandon Graham will man the outside.

» I'm not convinced Riley Cooper remains in the starting lineup. Former Oregon star Josh Huff is one of Kelly's guys and has the chance to make a second-year leap in this offense. I'm putting him in three-wideout sets alongside Jordan Matthews and tantalizing rookie Nelson Agholor.

» The secondary is rebuilt with former Seahawks cover man Byron Maxwell paired alongside rookie Eric Rowe. Another ex-Legion of Boomer, Walter Thurmond, is primed to assume slot duties. Wolff is imperfect, but brings more experience at safety than anyone else on the roster beyond Malcolm Jenkins.

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