NFL Network analyst proposes Russell Wilson to Eagles trade

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Russell Wilson reportedly "wants to explore his options" this offseason and so do the Philadelphia Eagles, it appears, following a 31-15 NFC Wildcard loss to the Bucs where they were completely overmatched behind second-year QB Jalen Hurts.

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NFL Network analyst and former Eagles scout Daniel Jeremiah proposes an interesting trade where Philadelphia gives up all three of their 2022 first-round picks, plus a 2023 second-round pick for Wilson, while keeping the 23-year-old Hurts.

The Twitter poll, which has over 30,000 votes in just nine hours, has 66% of voters saying the Eagles would say no. But would they?

While Wilson is 33-years-old and coming off of a down year, we know a couple of things:

1. He's really good. Like Hall Of Fame shoe-in good.
2. He's durable. Wilson missed just two games this season, the first time he's ever missed a game in his ten year NFL career.
3. He's an experienced winner, winning the Super Bowl in 2014 and reaching eight Pro Bowls.
4. Howie Roseman and Jeffrey Lurie love him. Coincidentally, or maybe not coincidentally, Daniel Jeremiah reported awhile back that the Eagles were ready to take Wilson with their 88th pick in 2012, but Seattle snagged him right before them at No. 75 in the third round. Philadelphia took Nick Foles, instead.
5. There have already been multiple reports from big names like Chris Mortensen and Peter King linking Wilson to the Eagles.

Hurts is coming off of a season where he was electric when it comes to making plays with his legs, rushing for 784 yards and 10 touchdowns. However, Hurts seems limited as a thrower, and it caught up to the Eagles against good teams. Philadelphia finished the year 0-7 against teams that made the playoffs.

The Eagles have picks Nos. 15, 16, and 19 in round one of the 2022 NFL Draft fueling speculation that they will pursue big time QB names like Wilson, Aaron Rodgers, and Deshaun Watson.

We will see.