March 14, 2022
UPDATE [2:35 p.m.] — The Eagles finally struck in free agency, as new broke this afternoon that the team is bringing Temple Owl alum and pass rush extraordinary Haasan Reddick to Philly:
The #Eagles have agreed to terms with pass rusher Haason Reddick, source says. Three years, $45 million with $30 million fully guaranteed at signing. Max value $49.5 million.— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 14, 2022
The Camden native and former #Temple Owl is coming home.
More to come...
The Eagles are going to sign or draft a wide receiver one way or another to help Jalen Hurts this coming season, and a few reports have linked the Birds with former Steelers wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster as free agency approaches.
The former star pass catcher battled injuries last year, and on a one-year prove-it deal worth $8 million he only caught 15 balls for 129 yards. In his prior four seasons in Pittsburgh, the former second round pick averaged 932 yards, 77 catches and 6.5 touchdowns per season. He could be the perfect No. 2 wideout alongside Devonta Smith, if the price is right, and if he is fully healthy and returns to form.
#Eagles and #Jags are dark horse teams for #Steelers’ FA WR JuJu Smith-Schuster, per sources.— Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) March 14, 2022
Jacksonville will pursue the 25-year-old as a potential No. 1 option for Trevor Lawrence to build with, while Philly believes he can be an ideal long-term complement to DeVonta Smith.
Smith-Schuster's signing would be a bit of a gamble but the reward could be worth it. There are a lot of other receivers to keep an eye on from an Eagles lens, ranging from the Cardinals' Christian Kirk to the Jaguars' D.J. Chark.
As the free agent market develops — starting at noon today with the opening of the legal tampering window — be sure to check back in this space or follow below with our live Eagles free agent thread and open stream. We'll be updating regularly over the next week with developments that impact the Eagles.
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