Eagles sign Alshon Jeffery

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The Eagles have again bolstered their receiving corps.

Free agent receiver Alshon Jeffery has signed with the Eagles. He told Josina Anderson of ESPN that it’s a one-year, $14 million deal.

Jeffery has played his entire career with the Bears, who chose this year not to put the franchise tag on him and to let him test free agency. He’ll now bring his immense talent to an offense that is trying to build a great passing game around Carson Wentz.

Jeffery is the No. 12 player and top receiver on our Free Agent Hot 100.

49 responses to “Eagles sign Alshon Jeffery

  1. Its a 1 year deal for 14 million, Jeffery obviously thinks he can bounce back and get a bigger payday after a weak contract year last year. A very good addition for the Eagles and Wentz

  2. Jeffrey would have looked real nice catching the ball from KIRK COUSINS after he comes to the bay, but we’ll take Garcon.

  3. Much better for the Birds than Cooks and a first or second rounder. And, at one year, it’s a great deal financially. If he works out, they try to resign him, if not, they let him go. And, they can draft Dalvin Cooks, if he is there at #14, or a top CB.

  4. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

    Spielman was reported going after him.

    Now with the fact that the Viking front office has been so quiet, might it be possible that they are in the process of getting a couple of lineman? They need 2/3. They haven’t spent a penny of the $40 million cap yet.

  5. Wow, that is a lot for any WR, much less a 2nd tier injury-prone guy. Then there’s also the fact that his agent was talking with the Vikings – Alshon probably would’ve taken a lot less just to make sure he wasn’t going to end up in MN.

  6. This is why I like BILL up in New England he don’t see the diva receiver as the key to anything !

  7. wentz is toast. threw out his arm, thrown in the fire too early. a regressive year coming up. will probably still throw to jordan matthews (why?).

  8. I feel like teams are signing big name players to short deals just to snag the compensatory pick the next year.

  9. Only one year for Jeffrey = waiting and seeing on a guy who has tremendous talent but has not been able to keep his nose clean.

    It also suggests Howie’s commitment to building in the draft. He will still draft a receiver in rounds one or two.

  10. This is a bad deal for the iggles all this is is a a player using the iggles to break the bank for the following season

  11. 1 year? It was pretty well known he didn’t like Chicago but I never knew he hated it that much.

  12. That’s a good signing. Wentz could be something special but needed WRs that don’t drop the ball. They should be much improved.

    -Cowboys fan

  13. Not a bad deal the Pigeons just made. Not bad at all. One year, prove it type and if Jeffrey stays healthy, Wentz will continue to progress. My Cowboys will have their hands full next season

  14. Well, poop on a stick. Hoping you’d stay in town. Can’t blame you after seeing who our new QB is though.

    Best of luck in Philly, Alshon. Thanks for the memories.

  15. They would have given him $17M but they know Jackrabbit will erase him for 2 games. Hence, he got 14.

  16. Talented when not hurt. He must have wanted that extra $2 million because I read the Bears offered him $12 or $13 million. I know the Bears aren’t winning this year but neither are the Eagles. Bet he couldn’t get a multi-year deal based on injury.

  17. 14 mil is not a “prove it deal” in any way shape or form. Not many receivers are getting paid in that territory, that’s top 5 receiver money or very close to it, and I don’t think Jeffrey is a top 5 receiver.

    Be interesting to see if the Eagles are going back into dream team mode to try and surround their shiny young QB with enough talent to get them to the playoffs. Whether that works or not is a different question.

  18. $14mil for a prove it deal?
    2017 receiver franchise tag is $15.5mil
    Is Jeffrey really worth franchise tag money?
    He hasn’t even broke 900yrds/ year since 2014.

  19. That ‘s a lot of $, but it’s only for a year, so no big risk for the Eagles. Still glad the Vikes didn’t sign him after watching him injured on the sidelines dang near every game in the NFCN the last few years.

  20. This is a good sign by the Eagles, in my opinion. Jeffery is a very talented WR and Carson Wentz will love throwing to him. And the Eagles are reportedly signing Torrey smith, too.
    The Eagles just got a whole lot better at WR.

  21. So many Eagles haters. So many dumb people too. People saying how is 14 million a prove it deal? Ummmm because he’s the #1 ranked wr available in free agency who’s in the prime years of his career and he took a 1 year deal that worth less then the franchise # he played under last year. If you aren’t intelligent enough to understand that please stop posting. He took a deal that benefits him and Philly. For Philly they get a wr with awesome potential who’s playing for a contract in ’18 and if he doesn’t work out due to injury or suspension they’re not on the hook for anything and can just part ways. It’s the very definition of a prove it deal.

  22. he turned down more money and years to play with wentz as opposed to Bradford, love the guy already

  23. Dream team. Some people never learn. Birds love winning the offseason. I remember when everyone was excited about donte stallworth too. Good players without off field issues don’t get moved on from. but enjoy your 15 mins again philly.

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