USC's Nelson Agholor says he will visit with Philadelphia Eagles

Chip Kelly has retooled Philadelphia's roster in the past two weeks, but there still is more to be done with the Eagles' offense, and a visit from a touted wide receiver certainly will lead to some speculation.

Former USC wide receiver Nelson Agholor told SiriusXM NFL Radio that he is scheduled to visit with the Eagles on Sunday.

Agholor (6-foot-0 1/8, 198 pounds) isn't worthy of a first-round selection, but he likely would interest the Eagles in the second round, were he available. Philadelphia owns the 20th pick in the second round, which is 62nd overall. NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah ranks Agholor as the No. 37 overall player in the draft.

Wide receiver seems to be a position of dire need for the Eagles with the free-agent departure of Jeremy Maclin. Philadelphia looks to have hit it big with Jordan Matthews, a second-round selection in the 2014 draft out of Vanderbilt. But other than Riley Cooper, the Eagles don't have any other proven wide receivers, and it wouldn't be that much of a surprise if Philadelphia were to choose two receivers in the 2015 draft.

Agholor lacks elite speed, but looks to have the requisite skill set to be used both outside and in the slot; he seems to be a more natural fit as a slot guy at the next level. He had 104 receptions for 1,313 yards and 12 TDs in 2014; he was seventh in the nation in receptions, ninth in receiving yards and tied for seventh in TD receptions.

Agholor -- who moved easily into the go-to receiver role after serving as a complementary guy for the Trojans in 2013 -- is known for his good hands and route-running ability.

Along with speculation about wide receivers, speculation will continue about Heisman winner Marcus Mariota potentially joining the Eagles as Kelly continues his offensive makeover.

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