By Harvey Hoffman
The Eagles selected Jalen Reagor 21st overall in the 2020 NFL draft, and he was a total bust in his two season here, catching 65 passes for 695 yards with three touchdowns over two seasons.
Trade: Eagles are sending WR Jalen Reagor to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for a 2023 7th-round pick and a 2024 conditional 4th-round pick that would deescalate to a 5th-round pick if certain statistical marks are not met, sources tell ESPN.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 31, 2022
Those expectations were especially high given that he was selected one pick before Justin Jefferson, who appears to be on the verge of stardom for the Vikings. Now, ironically, the two are teammates.
Reagor made the Eagles’ initial 53-man roster after the most consistent offseason he’s had as a pro.
The top of the Vikings’ depth chart at the position is set with Jefferson, Adam Thielen and K.J. Osborn. But they had a need for depth after No. 4 receiver Bisi Johnson suffered a torn ACL last week, leaving second-year player Ihmir Smith-Marsette and rookie Jalen Nailor behind him.
It is the third trade in two days for the team, who on Tuesday acquired defensive tackle Ross Blacklock from the Houston Texans and also sent offensive lineman Chris Reed to the Pittsburgh Steelers.