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Teams watching Eagles' wide receivers

At least two teams – the Ravens and the Jets – are keeping a close eye on the Eagles’ wide receiver situation.

Teams watching Eagles' wide receivers

Could Eagles wide receiver Reggie Brown get dealt before the start of the season? (File photo)
Could Eagles wide receiver Reggie Brown get dealt before the start of the season? (File photo)

At least two teams – the Ravens and the Jets – are keeping a close eye on the Eagles’ wide receiver situation.

The Eagles have an excess of wealth there right now. There’s a good chance they’ll deal one of their wide receivers – perhaps Reggie Brown – before the final roster cutdown.

The Jets don’t have much experience at the position beyond Jerricho Cotchery. The next four wideouts on their depth chart have a total of 92 career receptions.

The Ravens, coached by former Eagles assistant John Harbaugh, also need help there. Aside from starters Derrick Mason, who had to be coaxed out of retirement, and Mark Clayton, they don’t have much. Right now, their No. 3 wideout is Demetrius Williams, who has just 55 catches in 3 NFL seasons. After him, bubkis.

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In another wide receiver note, Chester product Shaheer McBride was cut by the Eagles yesterday after spending all of last season on the Eagles' practice squad.

McBride told the Daily News' Joseph Santoliquito today that he has not given up hope of latching on with another team, although there is no activity on that front at the moment. McBride said he just had to be patient because the situation was out of his hands.

"Any opportunity is better than nothing," he said.
 

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