2017 NFL Draft Prospect Watch: Western Michigan's Corey Davis Could Be WR Eagles Need

Carson Wentz shoulders plenty of the blame for the Eagles' loss to the Giants on Sunday.

But the Birds' receivers still aren't helping out the rookie quarterback enough. With that in mind, this week's prospect watch - like many before it - will focus on the wide receiver position. Luckily for the Eagles, the year's class of wideouts is shaping up to be a pretty good one.

Let's take a look at four receivers that could help Wentz and the Eagles in the future:

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Corey Davis, Western Michigan, senior (6-3/213)
61 catches, 1,011 yards, 14 TDs

I love this kid. He had a monster game against Ball State last week, hauling in 12 passes for 272 yards and three touchdowns. Western Michigan is up to No. 14 in the AP poll and Davis is huge part of the Broncos' success. He's got size, speed, hands and runs great routes. I suspect his stock will only rise.

Here's a glimpse at Davis' ball skills:
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John Ross, Washington, junior (5-11/190)
44 catches, 742 yards, 14 TDs

Bryce Treggs added an explosive element to the Eagles' offense on Sunday. If the Eagles are looking for more of that, Ross is a guy to keep your eye on. Ross recorded six catches for 208 yards and three touchdowns in the Huskies' rout of Cal. That's a robust 34.7 yards a catch. He had catches of 60, 67 and 31 yards. That's special speed.

Horrendous secondary play, but still serious talent:
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Dede Westbrook, Oklahoma, senior (6-0/175)
64 catches, 1166 yards, 12 TDs

Speaking of explosive, Westbrook has been on quite the run since Oct. 1. Westbrook had seven catches for 131 yards and a score in Oklahoma's win over Iowa State. Those numbers are relatively low for the speedy Westbrook, who's averaged 7.8 catches, 168.6 yards and two touchdowns over his last six games.

On this play against Texas, Westbrook turns on the jets and shows you his ability after the catch:

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James Washington, Oklahoma State, junior (6-1/205)
50 catches, 974 yards, 8 TDs

Washington popped on my radar after a ridiculous nine-catch, 296-yard performance against Pitt, which included a 91-yard score. He's built more like a running back and fights for 50-50 balls with strong hands. His issue is consistency. Including last Saturday's win over Kansas State, Washington has had at least six catches for over 100 yards in three of his last four games. The problem is he caught just one pass for nine yards in other game in that span.

Here's an example of Washington battling a defender for a 50-50 ball:

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