Jalen Reagor: I know what I can do better, that’s why I attacked this offseason

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Jalen Reagor was one of six wide receivers to come off the board in the first round of the 2020 draft.

The Eagles also happened to select him one pick before the Vikings chose Justin Jefferson, who became the most productive rookie out of the bunch.

Reagor played only 11 games in 2020, catching 31 passes for 396 yards with one touchdown. And those numbers pale in comparison to Jefferson, who had 88 receptions for 1,400 yards with seven TDs in a full season.

Reagor has occasionally engaged fans in some back-and-forth on social media about his rookie year. But he’s been working to display more of his potential in 2021.

“You can look at it two ways,” Reagor said in his Tuesday press conference. “People can say whatever they want to say. But if you respond, you’re wrong. But it is what it is. Like I said, I know what I can do better, that’s why I attacked this offseason the way I did. We’ll see if everybody has the same energy after this season.”

With a new system in place under head coach Nick Sirianni, Reagor said, “Honestly you’re going to see a whole lot of improvement.”

The TCU product has a new running mate in rookie Devonta Smith, and that could help open up more opportunities for everyone on Philadelphia’s offense in 2021. But based on their draft position, the comparisons between Reagor and Jefferson are unlikely to ever stop.

6 responses to “Jalen Reagor: I know what I can do better, that’s why I attacked this offseason

  1. Are the Eagles no longer all about having FUN? What does Lane Johnson think about this?

  2. Could always be worse, the packers selected a QB whom most NFL minds had being drafted in the 6th round.

  3. “yeahbut says:
    May 25, 2021 at 3:02 pm

    Are the Eagles no longer all about having FUN? What does Lane Johnson think about this?”

    This guy is still hung up on Lane’s quote from 3 years ago lol Lane is living rent free in your head dude hahahaha

  4. “We’ll see if everybody has the same energy after this season.“

    What does that mean?

  5. Imagine what JJ could have done if he had a decent QB. That’s a joke for all the Cousins bashers out there. But seriously, barring injuries, JJ is absolutely the better WR. And that isn’t changing.

  6. Exciting to see how these two 1st rounders develop together. It would be great to see 2 WR’s in Philly combine for 15-20 touchdowns for a few seasons in a row. There was always the hope that Maclin-Jackson would have done it, but it never aligned. Not since 1973 with Young-Carmichael. Calvin Williams and Fred Barnett in 90′. TO almost all by himself with 14 in 2004.

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