The Philadelphia Eagles are exchanging previous first-round collector Jalen Reagor to the Minnesota Vikings for a 2023 seventh-round pick and a 2024 contingent fourth-round determination, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport revealed Wednesday, per sources. The Vikings later affirmed the exchange, alongside the postponing of collector Ihmir Smith-Marsette.
The arrangement stops Reagor’s overwhelmed profession in Philadelphia, and permits him a new beginning with a group moving into another period.
Reagor’s time in the City of Brotherly Love was not even close to blissful. The 2020 first-round pick showed up as what Eagles fans trusted would be the unchallenged top recipient for the establishment for quite a long time into the future, yet he never verged on satisfying that fantasy. All things considered, Reagor, who was the No. 21 generally pick in 2020, battled as a freshman, getting only 31 of 54 focuses in 11 games, and missed five games because of a torn tendon in his thumb.
Reagor had 2021 accessible to him to rebuild his picture and refocus. Then, at that point, the Eagles chosen Heisman Trophy champ DeVonta Smith, who turned into the No. 1 recipient Philadelphia trusted Reagor would be. When the 2021 postseason showed up, Reagor again had issues, fumbling two dropkicks and losing one of them in a trump card misfortune to the Buccaneers.
The expansion of A.J. Brown and potential gain of Quez Watkins implied the Eagles would be fine without Reagor, an apparently possible contender to get cut at the cutoff time.
He rather made the 53-man program and endured under 24 hours.
The Vikings gained Reagor for a remuneration bundle that was bigger than most would anticipate. Honestly, the reality the Eagles got anything for Reagor is a success for senior supervisor Howie Roseman.
Notwithstanding the negative tone above, Minnesota sees an open door with Reagor. The Vikings have a quarterback who has demonstrated he can associate with different targets, and Minnesota has a heavenly team in Justin Jefferson and Adam Thielen. K.J. Osborn looms as a promising player, and Michigan State item Jalen Nailor will burn through 2022 considering making the plunge in the NFL.
This is all to say Reagor has basically no strain on him in Minnesota. Rather than conveying the devastating load of first-round assumptions, Reagor can adjust at his speed and expect to underwrite whenever amazing open doors emerge.
Eventually, the Eagles concede they failed to connect on Reagor. Yet, neither one of the groups is harming a lot of a direct result of it.