Philadelphia Eagles set to release WR Alshon Jeffery

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Like Carson Wentz and DeSean Jackson before him, the Alshon Jeffery era is coming to an end, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The Eagles will release Jeffery when the new league year begins on March 17.

When healthy, he’s one of the best receivers in the NFL and is the third-highest graded wideout in the red zone since 2017 (82.3), behind Davante Adams and Adam Thielen.

Jeffery restructured his contract in January, making his base salary $2 million, while reducing his cap number to $7 million, along with the dead money, as well – a total savings of $10.8 million.

The Eagles could save about $20 million in cap space if they cut Jeffery and Malik Jackson with post-June 1 designations.

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