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Eagles Stay or Go — The other backup quarterback

Reuben Frank and Dave Zangaro continue our series examining the future of the world champion Eagles

All of our previous Stay or Go posts can be found here.

Nate Sudfeld
Roob: The trivia question is this: What quarterback has the highest career completion percentage in NFL history with at least 20 attempts? The answer, of course, is Nate Sudfeld, who went 19 for 23 against the Cowboys in his only NFL game. The Eagles liked Sudfeld enough that they didn't hesitate to move him up to No. 2 behind lookalike Nick Foles when Carson Wentz got hurt. They preferred Sudfeld to signing a veteran, and that speaks volumes. I have a feeling Sudfeld will be around for a while.

Verdict: STAYS

Dave: The Eagles made it pretty clear what they thought of Sudfeld when they added him to their 53-man roster to prevent the Colts from signing him. Then they really showed what they thought of him when they went into the playoffs with him as their backup quarterback instead of adding a veteran for the run to the Super Bowl. While there's been so much talk about possibly trading Nick Foles, Sudfeld might be trade bait too. For now, though, the Eagles think enough of the young quarterback to keep him around. 

Verdict: STAYS

Tre Sullivan
Roob:
Sullivan is one of the 2017 practice squad guys who rejoined the team with a reserve/future contract. He was undrafted out of Sheperd University in West Virginia. So he's the ultimate longshot. But that's what this team is all about, right? The Eagles just don't have that many safeties under contract, so I'd expect Sullivan to get a lot of playing time in the preseason. Beyond that, it's up to him.

Verdict: GOES

Dave: Pretty wild that the Eagles had Sullivan and Billy Brown, both from Division II Shepherd University. Sullivan is a safety who was with the Birds in training camp and was brought back to the practice squad in November. They seem to like him, but he doesn't seem to have a good shot at making the roster. 

Verdict: GOES

Bryce Treggs
Roob:
Treggs spent half the season with the Browns and finished the season with the Eagles at the Super Bowl. Talk about living two extremes. Treggs is still only 23 and still has that world-class speed, so with him, it's just a matter of getting better at route running and securing the football. That speed will always get him a look somewhere, but he's still a longshot to make the Eagles' roster.

Verdict: GOES

Dave: Treggs began the season on the Eagles' practice squad, spent a couple months on the Browns' active roster and then finished the 2017 season on the Birds' practice squad through the Super Bowl run. He'll be in camp and has a shot to impress and earn a roster spot. If Torrey Smith is gone, the Eagles will need a deep threat again. It just seems like they can find someone else. 

Verdict: GOES