The Eagles send JJ Arcega-Whiteside to Seahawks in pre-season trade

The Philadelphia Eagles switched from a wide receiver/narrow tip JJ Arcega-Whiteside, and swapped it for the Seattle Seahawks.

The NFL just finished its first week of pre-season football. With teams slowly but surely reducing their rosters to the 53-player requirement ahead of the 2022 campaign, a deal between two teams was bound to happen. Sure enough, this happened between two NFC teams – the Philadelphia Eagles and the Seattle Seahawks.

According to NFL Network’s Tom Pellisero, the Eagles are trading wide receiver JJ Arcega-Whiteside to the Seahawks in exchange for defensive linebacker Ugo Amadi.

JJ Arcega-Whiteside’s term in Philadelphia has ended

The Eagles used their second-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft to pick Arcega-Whiteside out of Stanford. He had just come out of the junior season with 63 passes for 1,059 yards and 14 touchdowns for the Cardinal. However, he could not repeat this production with the Eagles.

Arcega-Whiteside started in just seven games in his three-year career with the Eagles (40 games), scoring 16 receptions for 290 yards and one touchdown on 35 goals. Last season, Arcega-Whiteside had two passes for 36 yards on just five goals.

In this off-season, it has been reported that Arcega-Whiteside will make the jump From wide receiver to narrow end, and is listed as such in the Philadelphia depth chart. Now, it remains to be seen whether he will continue that role switch with the Seahawks, or whether he will transition to a wide receiver.

Amadi was released by the Seahawks, According to Brady Henderson of ESPN. Amaday was selected in the fourth round of the 2019 draft outside of Oregon. Now, he gets a new chance with the Eagles.

In his three years with Seattle, Amadi scored 125 combined tackles, 13 defensive passes, two forced plans, one recovery and one interception. In covering last season (17 games), Emadi conceded 48 receptions for 465 yards and one touchdown on 61 goals, As per Pro Football reference.

The two players will be looking to earn a spot in their new teams, as the deadline before the 2022 season is Tuesday, August 30.

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