Dorial Green-Beckham Traded
The Philadelphia Eagles traded fourth-year offensive lineman Dennis Kelly to the Tennessee Titans in exchange for 2015 second-round wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) August 16, 2016
Green-Beckham, who put up a 32/549/4 slash in his rookie season, flashed potential at times for the rebuilding Titans, but questions about work ethic landed him in head coach Mike Mularkey‘s doghouse early in 2016. The recent acquisition of veteran wideout Andre Johnson and the emergence of fifth-round rookie Tajae Sharpe further pushed Green-Beckham down the depth chart.
Meanwhile, the Eagles new-look offense was short of qualified wide receivers, so the move makes a ton of sense. By moving a reserve tackle, the Eagles nab a young receiver who showcased big-play ability as a rookie. Once he learns Doug Pedersen‘s system, DGB could easily emerge from a receiving corps that currently consists of pedestrian talent like Reuben Randle, Chris Givens, and disappointment Nelson Agholor all vying for playing time with star Jordan Matthews.