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SI: Jalen Reagor Looking for Many Happy Returns in Punt Game


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Jalen Reagor Looking for Many Happy Returns in Punt Game
It felt sort of like Jalen Reagor was a bit of an afterthought in the Eagles 32-6 win in the season opener, lost in the bright lights shining in the direction of quarterback Jalen Hurts, rookie wide receiver DeVonta Smith, a defense that kept the Atlanta Falcons out of the end zone for 60 minutes, and the successful head coaching debut of Nick Sirianni.

Reagor’s fourth-quarter touchdown was merely the cherry on top of the blowout cake.

The 23-yard score, however, showcased the explosion and quickness Reagor can muster, something not always evident during his rookie season, but something head coach Nick Sirianni will take advantage of in creative ways that should make Reagor an effective weapon in his second season.

Read more at https://www.si.com/nfl/eagles/news/jalen-reagor-looking-for-many-happy-returns-in-punt-game


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In the video of the linked article Eagles special teams coach Michael Clay not only made a point about Reagor's explosiveness "since his TCU days" but also praised him for communication to the return team about where they are in relation to the ball.