The Philadelphia Eagles have officially made their first signing of the offseason.
Torrey Smith and the Eagles have agreed to terms on a three-year, $15 million deal, according to multiple reports.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) March 9, 2017
This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. The Eagles were interested in potentially acquiring his services at the trade deadline. The 28-year-old Smith, who struggled during his two-year stint with the San Francisco 49ers, caught just 20 passes for 267 yards and three touchdowns in 2016.
Personally, while the Eagles surely need help at wideout, I’m not crazy about the move because Smith is a below average and diminishing player. Sure, the Joe Douglas connection is favorable and perhaps Smith is ready to prove that the last two years were a fluke due to a horrendous situation, but I would’ve chosen a different option.
The Eagles now have the two lowest ranked wide receivers on their roster from last season, according to Pro Football Focus. Nelson Agholor ranked at 118, while Smith was dead last at 119.
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