5 Interesting position battles as Philadelphia Eagles training camp nears
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By Geoffrey Knox

When training camp arrives on July 24th, the Philadelphia Eagles will be one of the most interesting teams to pay attention to in the entire NFL.

June is drawing to its’ close. That means the 4th of July will be here before you know it. Training camp for the Philadelphia Eagles comes three weeks after that. Players report to the Novacare Complex on July 24th. The first team practice goes down a day later.

We’ll all have to wait until Sunday, August 4th at 7 PM to experience a version that’s open to the public.

Here’s a quick look at five position battles that will have us talking for weeks.

1. Cornerback

We’re thinking Ronald Darby, Sidney Jones, and Jalen Mills walk into camp as the top three guys on the depth chart. Avonte Maddox and Cre’Von LeBlanc definitely deserve to be on the roster, as does Rasul Douglas.

Do Josh Hawkins, Jay Liggins, Jeremiah McKinnon, and Godwin Igwebuike have enough to shake things up? Don’t be surprised if there’s a surprise.

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2. Linebacker

Zach Brown will turn heads in 2019. Write that down. Nigel Bradham is in. That gives us two guys we think are shoo-ins. Nigel Bradham is the third guy on the depth chart. That means Joey AlfieriT.J. EdwardsL.J. FortNathan GerryPaul Worrilow, and Alex Singleton are all in a battle for what might be, at the most, two roster...

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