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Will Eagles-Browns trade bury Chase Daniel on depth chart?

The Philadelphia Eagles have traded up to the No. 2 spot in the upcoming NFL Draft in a deal with the Cleveland Browns that moves them up from their initial spot at No. 8 overall. Given the rumor that they're interested in one of the top quarterbacks in the draft, it's an interesting development for the quarterbacks already on the roster.

The Eagles will receive the No. 2 overall pick and a 2017 fourth round selection from the Browns. In exchange, the Browns will move down to No. 8 overall and pick up the No. 77 and No. 100 picks in this year's draft. They also now own the Eagles first round selection in 2017 and their second round pick in 2018.

Former Chiefs offensive coordinator Doug Pederson is now the head coach in Philly which means the new quarterback's development will be under his tutelage. Carson Wentz is the expected pick after the St. Louis Rams traded up to reportedly take Jared Goff.

In addition, Pederson helped bring in a familiar face in quarterback Chase Daniel, Alex Smith's primary back-up for the last three years. Daniel signed a three-year deal with the Eagles with a guaranteed $12 million, and was expected to compete with incumbent starter Sam Bradford, who was also re-signed this offseason. Now the Eagles will have imported three quarterbacks in a single offseason to bolster the offense.

Where does that leave Chase Daniel?

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