Howie Roseman went out and got Carson Wentz some serious weapons on the first day of free agency.
Not only did they add the speedy Torey Smith on a what appears to be a team friendly deal, they also added stud wide receiver Alshon Jeffery on an earn-the-next-big-payday contract, providing the Eagles with a true No. 1 receiver they've been lacking.
Here's a fun thing: Philadelphia Magazine's Dan McQuade predicted this back in October! Okay, so he was making a joke, but it's still pretty wild that it actually ended up coming to fruition.
I called this in October. https://t.co/I3zZJ4Nl1b— Dan McQuade (@dhm) March 9, 2017
Some other social media reactions to the Eagles adding weapons today.
Jordan Matthews likes it. And he should because Jeffery and Smith will certainly provide more openings for JMatt.
I like— Jordan Matthews (@jmattjmattjmatt) March 9, 2017
Carson's got weapons:
ANDDDD also Welcome @TheWorldof_AJ to the squad. Big things ahead!!!— Carson Wentz (@cj_wentz) March 9, 2017
Well ok Howie!! Win the offseason!! Let's go Eagles!! https://t.co/o27POxs766— Brian Westbrook (@36westbrook) March 9, 2017
Alshon Jeffery turned down a multi-year deal with more security from Vikings, but he is betting himself long term with the Eagles and Wentz— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 9, 2017
Alshon Jeffery owns Josh Norman (i am down a deep deep Jeffery youtube rabbit hole and all I can think about is a Super Bowl) pic.twitter.com/Yl2XmJVJOH— Jeff McDev (@JeffMcDev) March 9, 2017
1 year deal makes sense for Eagles/Alshon. He can prove he's worth 15-20 million if he stays healthy, off the PEDs.— Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherNFL) March 9, 2017
Alshon ! #FlyEaglesFly— Mike Trout (@MikeTrout) March 9, 2017
CARSON SEASON— Zach Baron (@zachbaron) March 9, 2017
FIELD AND STREAM SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR MY REAL FRIENDS https://t.co/RWHOGpAoNV— Chris Ryan (@ChrisRyan77) March 9, 2017
I wish he was a Center so we could call him Chance the Snapper https://t.co/psOOj6X5bj— Mike Meech (@meechone) March 9, 2017
This is the kind of day that shows Philly fans' true nature. Tough, yes, but at their core, they're cockeyed optimists. #Eagles— Mike Sielski (@MikeSielski) March 9, 2017