Instant analysis: Eagles place Alshon Jeffery on PUP list

With Training Camp officially starting today, the Eagles have made a move that was inevitable. Alshon Jeffery will begin the Summer on the Physically unable to perform list, according to an official announcement from the team.

It’s been a turbulent few years for Alshon Jeffery, but it appears as though he does indeed remain part of the team’s immediate plans. Beyond that? Who knows. He’ll be on the books for almost $13M in 2021 and could very well become a cap casualty as the Eagles look to rebuild their wide receiver group.

The 30-year-old wideout has been at the center of an anonymous locker room issue for quite some time now by affiliation. It doesn’t help that another report came out earlier this year stating that Alshon was confronted by a teammate in regards to the supposed anonymous quotes.

His 2019 campaign was cut short due to an injury that he’s still working through, but however you look at it, his on-field production was wildly disappointing last year, even when healthy.

Still, he remains on the roster and will spend the Summer rehabbing a Lisfranc injury while JJ Arcega-Whiteside will do his best to prove he’s ready to step up into the ‘X’ role.

Jeffery does still count against the roster, so the Eagles will likely need to make at least one more move to get their group down to 80 as Camp picks up.

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