2012 NFL Draft: 10 Must-Have, Red-Zone Targets for the Philadelphia Eagles

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2012 NFL Draft: 10 Must-Have, Red-Zone Targets for the Philadelphia Eagles
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The Philadelphia Eagles offense is almost complete. The offense is outstanding even with the loss of All-Pro Jason Peters.

Offensive Line coach Howard Mudd will have Demetress Bell ready to be the starting left tackle by September. The rest of the offense is pretty stacked as well. LeSean McCoy is a top-three back in this league, and the receiving duo of Jeremy Maclin and DeSean Jackson is deadly. All they need is a big, athletic receiver capable of making plays in the red zone.

Plaxico Burress was thought to be a lock to sign in Philadelphia after reports came out that he wanted to be an Eagle. Now, it seems as if the asking price may be too high for a soon-to-be 35-year-old receiver past his prime.

I fully expect the Eagles to add a red-zone target in the draft. Whether it be an athletic tight end or a jump-ball type wide receiver, they will get Michael Vick some help inside the 20.

The Eagles went through a two-game stretch against the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers in Weeks 3 and 4 of last season where they converted just three red-zone trips into touchdowns in 12 attempts. Both resulted in losses.

A red-zone target is the only thing this offense is lacking from becoming truly elite.

Here are 10 prospects the Eagles should carefully consider. One of these players should be in Eagles green this season.

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