The Eagles invested a second-round pick in Jones, and aren’t about to give up on him. But the clock is ticking, and before he can prove he was worth the investment, he must show that he can remain healthy.
The Eagles will likely get a good compensatory pick for Tate, unless they’re big spenders themselves this spring. But when the third round begins in April, the Eagles will need to live with missing a top 100 pick for 37 catches in 10 games.
Wentz wants to be heard when devising a game plan, but understands that coach Doug Pederson wields final say. Still, that hasn’t stopped him from having what he calls “healthy dialogue” with his coaches during the week of preparation.