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‘Quarterback factory’ may well be the hot term when it comes to discussing the Philadelphia Eagles, but they’ve tried to build a factory at another position for years now – Tight End.
We need to go back to 2014 to really understand the foundations of what once looked like an impressive conveyor belt of talent. The Eagles plucked UDFA Trey Burton in the days that followed the NFL Draft. A 6’2, 225 lbs, wide receiver who had quarterbacking experience on his resume (that was handy much later). The idea was simple.