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Eagles stock up, stock down after Round 2 of training camp originally aired on NBC Sports Philadelphia

The Eagles have now made it through six training camp drills and made it to their second day off.

So it’s time for another stock watch.

The last stock clock came after three exercises. In this the players were Marcus Epps, TJ Edwards, Davion Taylor, Dallas Goedert, Andre Chachere, Mac McCain III and Miles Sanders. The stock down players were K’Von Wallace, Devon Allen, Carson Strong, Zach Pascal and Milton Williams.

All new names in this:

topping up

DL Jordan Davis

The pads arrived this week and the 340-pound nose tackle has upped his level of play. He was a delight to watch during 1v1 drills, but he also blitzes 11v11 drills. Davis has been getting more and more first-team representatives over the course of camp. Not only does he not look overwhelmed; He looks like he’ll make an instant impression as a rookie.

CB James Bradberry

The veteran Giants cornerback has been as solid as any player this training camp. Steven Nelson was good last year but Bradberry is just a better player. During this camp, Bradberry gave DeVonta Smith everything he could take. That will help Smith enter his second NFL season.

EN Brandon Graham

Graham doesn’t look like a 34-year-old guy who’s had an Achilles injury. Despite being in 13th grade, Graham is still an excellent practice player. He made life difficult for Jack Driscoll this summer as he works with second-team defence. And Graham is still a monster in those OL-DL routines.

WR AJ Brown

Brown has more goals than anyone with first-team offense this season as he and Jalen Hurts figure out how to play together. Brown is so big and strong and can use his body to become a big target for the quarterback. His hands are smooth and he’s already appeared in games that will earn the Eagles a lot of YAC. He made life difficult for Darius Slay.

CB Avonte Maddox

We’ve talked about Bradberry, but let’s not forget Maddox. The Eagles slot corner has had good fights with Quez Watkins throughout training camp and has gained a lot of reps you wouldn’t expect. Even in 1v1 games that are heavily offensive, Maddox seems to win a lot.

C Cam Jurgens

Though Jurgens got first-team reps early in camp before Jason Kelce returned from COVID, he’s really starting to show his skills when the pads came out this week. He’s compared to Kelce for being undersized centers with great athleticism, but it’s also clear how strong Jurgens is and how experienced he is when it comes to using his leverage. Like Davis, he was impressive in one-on-one combat and also in team drills. It’s not just about second-level blocking, either. Jürgens is strong in the middle of this line.

stock down

QB Gardner Minshew

We didn’t see Minshew at training camp last year so this is our first in-depth look at him in training. It wasn’t great. He threw way too many interceptions and wasn’t able to get into a rhythm. Well, some of that could be because the Eagles are so deep in their lineage that they have Graham, Derek Barnett, Milton Williams and (sometimes) Davis on the second team. But Minshew has made too many mistakes and struggled to get much going. Minshew was slightly better on Thursday, but it wasn’t enough to take him off this list.

TE Grant Calcaterra

It’s not Calcaterra’s fault. In fact, he’s had a pretty impressive start to his first training camp. But he suffered a hamstring injury on Day 3 of camp and has now missed three full training sessions. For a newcomer in the sixth round, this time is very valuable. The Eagles need to make sure he’s healthy and doesn’t come back early, but it’s not good for him to miss all this time.

LB Nakobe Dean

It’s not like Dean did anything wrong or bad in the first two rounds of training camp. But he didn’t make any big games either. The problem with this is that most of the other off-ball linebackers all made splash plays. TJ Edwards, Kyzir White, Davion Taylor and Shaun Bradley have all made great plays. Best of the group was Edwards, which will make it very difficult for Dean to pull away snaps at the MIKE linebacker spot. I’m still optimistic about Dean, but earning game time might be harder for him than we first thought.

CB Tay Gowan

I really like Gowan’s aggressiveness but it has worked against him in these recent drills. If the Eagles didn’t have umpires on these drills, Gowan probably wouldn’t be on this list. But he was far too hands-on with reporting and was called out several times for DPI. Aggression is great and Gowan has made positive plays at this camp but penalties are starting to overshadow them.

OT Le’Raven Clark

With Jordan Mailata and Andre Dillard on the shelf Thursday with concussions, the veteran filled out Clark in the left tackle. It didn’t go well. It’s tough putting Clark on this list after a bad practice, but he wasn’t just beaten by the Eagles’ top-flight edge rushers. He was also beaten by backups in 1-on-1s. Clark is fighting for a roster spot and I expected a more consistent performance from a veteran.

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