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Vikings acquire Jalen Reagor: Former Eagles first-rounder headed to Minnesota for draft picks

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The Philadelphia Eagles are buying and selling large receiver Jalen Reagor to the Minnesota Vikings, according to CBS Sports’ Jonathan Jones. ESPN is reporting that Philadelphia will receive a 2023 seventh-round decide and a 2024 conditional fourth-round decide in change for the receiver. The conditional draft selection would turn into a fifth-round decide if Reagor doesn’t meet statistical thresholds agreed upon by the 2 groups. 

Reagor, the No. 21 general choice within the 2020 NFL Draft, has recorded 64 receptions for 695 yards and three touchdowns over a two-year interval. He has an extra 61 touches on the bottom and within the return recreation. 

The 23-year-old was taken one decide previous to the Vikings taking LSU large receiver Justin Jefferson. A video of head coach Mike Zimmer and common supervisor celebrating the Eagles taking Reagor over Jefferson went viral in 2020. Over the identical two-year interval, Jefferson has 196 receptions for 3,016 yards and 17 touchdowns. All of that’s up to now, nevertheless, as Reagor will get a recent begin in a brand new group. 

Former Los Angeles Rams offensive coordinator Kevin O’Connell is in his first 12 months as head coach of the Vikings. The franchise not too long ago misplaced Bisi Johnson to a torn ACL and was out there for depth. 

The Vikings journey to Philadelphia within the second week of the common season. Reagor could have a special vantage level of Lincoln Monetary Subject from the customer’s sideline.

Eagles commerce grade: B+

Philadelphia is shifting on from a participant it closely invested in two years prior nevertheless it requires self-awareness to appreciate when that point has arrived. An identical level was reached weeks earlier when J.J. Arcega-Whiteside was traded to Seattle. Though the preliminary choice might have been mistaken, a group could make issues worse by doubling down on errors. 

The Eagles have been clearly extra keen to make this transfer with Devonta Smith and A.J. Brown buoying the place.

Vikings commerce grade: B-

Minnesota has two, doubtlessly three extra years, of economic management with Reagor. If that they had acquired him later in his contract, the grade would have been a lot worse. Coming from Los Angeles, the place O’Connell had a number of large receivers at his disposal, it was essential for the Vikings to construct depth at that spot. Reagor has not lived as much as expectations so far however he’s a younger participant with a clear slate in Minneapolis. 

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