Report: Jeremy Maclin’s Decision Came Down to the Ravens and Eagles

Well, this isn’t something Eagles fans want to hear.

According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, Jeremy Maclin’s decision of signing a free-agent deal apparently came down to two teams, the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens won Maclin’s services and signed him to a two-year deal on Monday.

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said Thursday that the team wasn’t interested in Maclin.

“Love the guys that we have. Always constantly looking and trying to better our roster, but at this time, very pleased with what we’re working with and what we have. We have some young talent that’s playing extremely well. So next week and going into camp, that’s what I’m trying to see – where our young guys are and how well we could handle the workload with what we’re trying to do offensively and in our passing game.”

Maclin, of course, was surprisingly released by the Kansas City Chiefs just two years after signing a five-year, $55 million contract with the team. The Missouri product registered just 536 yards last season while dealing with nagging groin injuries all year and playing in 12 games. This was after posting back-to-back 1,000-plus yard campaigns.


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