Eagles to release WR Alshon Jeffery after four seasons when league year starts
One year prior, as rumors swirled about Alshon Jeffery’s indicated discontent with being an Eagle, his representative jumped on the Twitter machine to announce his customer’s adoration for Philadelphia.
None of that matters now. Jeffery will be delivered by the Eagles when the new association year starts in March.
The move had been not difficult to see coming for quite a while, and Philadelphia’s offseason of progress just additionally flagged what will turn into a reality one month from now. The Eagles are getting more youthful at multiple positions (counting lead trainer), and it’s best for the two to go their separate ways.
Philadelphia restructured Jeffery’s agreement toward the beginning of January, per NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, to make some compensation cap help and furthermore to accelerate the timetable on settling on a choice on Jeffery’s future. Jeffery’s flight follows DeSean Jackson’s delivery, which got official with Monday’s exchange wire, making it two veteran cuts yet absolutely not the keep going for the cap-strapped Eagles.
Jeffery got 171 passes for 2,237 yards and 20 scores in four seasons with the Eagles, winning a Super Bowl in his first season in Philadelphia in the wake of leaving Chicago for greener fields. At 31-years of age, he’ll probably hook on with another crew, however at a lower number than he was because of make in Philadelphia, on account of the compensation cap crunch all groups are exploring in 2021.