Eagles draft Jalen Reagor over Justin Jefferson, creating riveting case study

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    The Philadelphia Eagles' pick of TCU wide receiver Jalen Reagor at No. 21 overall in the 2020 NFL draft was a surprise not just to many fans, but also to some computer models. At the time of his selection, ESPN's NFL Draft Predictor estimated there was a 9% chance Reagor would be drafted in the first round.

    What couldn't be properly accounted for was the Eagles' thirst for speed. After watching Philadelphia's offense plod its way through much of the 2019 season after veteran wideout DeSean Jackson was lost to injury, the priority was to add a dynamic blazer to complement the rest of the offensive players, including a quarterback in Carson Wentz who likes to rip it downfield.

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