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NFL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Alshon Jeffery Trade, Jadeveon Clowney, More

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Eagles Have Been Trying to Trade Alshon Jeffery Since 2019 Wide receiver was a particularly frustrating position for the Philadelphia Eagles throughout the course of the 2019 season. They hoped wideout DeSean Jackson could produce alongside Alshon Jeffery. But while the veteran broke out with nine catches for 154 yards and two touchdowns in the the season opener, he would play in just two more games due to injuries.

Report: Eagles were shopping Alshon Jeffery early last season

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Last week, Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman referred to wide receiver Alshon Jeffery as the “elephant in the room,” a nod toward his injury, bad contract, and reported desire to be traded. As it turns out, Roseman has been trying to move that elephant for some time. According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Roseman began shopping Jeffery in trade about a month after a contract restructuring which guaranteed $11.5 million of his 2020 salary, which bought the Eagles some cap space).

Philadelphia Eagles news: Shopping Alshon Jeffery, impact of a lost offseason on a defensive back and more

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Today’s Philadelphia Eagles news looks at the evolving situation with a wide receiver, how the coronavirus pandemic could impact someone’s offseason and more. The Eagles guaranteed the 2020 salary of wide receiver Alshon Jeffery on the eve of the 2019 season in a move that gave the team some more salary cap flexibility in case they acquired a high-priced player during the season. That did not come to pass, and given the past couple of months for Jeffery, it puts the Eagles in a tough situation.

Why Justin Jefferson Makes Sense For The Eagles With The No. 21 Pick In The 2020 NFL Draft

Monday, April 6th, 2020

In fact, their pick comes all the way at number 21. Who will they take with that pick though? A team that is good enough to win their division, but won’t get much further than that.

NFL rumors: Was Eagles’ Alshon Jeffery on trade block during 2019 season?

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text directly with reporters Jeffery was limited to just 10 games last season after an early ankle injury caused him to miss three first-half matchups. His season was then ended prematurely -- after the trade deadline -- due to a Lisfranc foot injury suffered during Week 14?s win over the Giants. Now, Jeffery will be sidelined for the entire summer as he recovers from foot surgery.

NFL rumors: Was Eagles’ Alshon Jeffery on trade block during 2019 season?

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text directly with reporters Jeffery was limited to just 10 games last season after an early ankle injury caused him to miss three first-half matchups. His season was then ended prematurely -- after the trade deadline -- due to a Lisfranc foot injury suffered during Week 14?s win over the Giants. Now, Jeffery will be sidelined for the entire summer as he recovers from foot surgery.

NFL rumors: Was Eagles’ Alshon Jeffery on trade block during 2019 season?

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text directly with reporters Jeffery was limited to just 10 games last season after an early ankle injury caused him to miss three first-half matchups. His season was then ended prematurely -- after the trade deadline -- due to a Lisfranc foot injury suffered during Week 14?s win over the Giants. Now, Jeffery will be sidelined for the entire summer as he recovers from foot surgery.

How new Eagles corner Darius Slay draws on the late Kobe Bryant for inspiration

Monday, April 6th, 2020

But Bryant can Slay chatted about the cornerback’s style of play, and Slay had Bryant sign a No. Lions jersey he had worn in a game recently. It was Bryant’s final NBA season, and Slay finally met his favorite player.

With the 21st pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Eagles …

Monday, April 6th, 2020

It is far from a slam dunk that it's going to work out to the delight of the team – a 2015 Bleacher Report study found that of players selected in the draft's first round in the previous 25 years, linebackers led the way with an All-Pro rate of 26.4 percent and that first-round quarterbacks had an All-Pro rate of 5.3 percent. The Pro Bowl rate ranged from 51.4 percent for safeties taken in the first round to 30.3 percent of wide receivers taken in Round 1.

LeSean McCoy leads four Philadelphia Eagles on NFL’s All-Decade Team

Monday, April 6th, 2020

McCoy, who spent four seasons with the Bills and last season with the Super Bowl-champion Kansas City Chiefs, ranks third among active players and 22nd all-time with 11,071 career rushing yards. His 73 career rushing touchdowns rank fourth among active players and 28th all-time. He made three Pro Bowls and two All-Pro teams with the Eagles.