The reactions have been pouring in after the Eagles sent their top pass catcher from a season ago, Jordan Matthews, to the Bills along with a 2018 third-round pick for cornerback Ronald Darby. It's clear that Matthews, who the Eagles selected with the 42nd overall pick in the 2014 draft, was a well-respected member of the locker room. His quarterback, Carson Wentz, was one of the first to post a message about his now-former teammate on social media.
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Despite being teammates for a short period of time, newly acquired WR Torrey Smith offered his words of support, too.
Trey Burton and Alshon Jeffery, fellow SEC-products posted some powerful messages on their Twitter.
In addition to his teammates, experts and fans weighed in on the deal as well.
800 receiving yards, 65 catches in each of first 3 NFL seasons
Randy Moss#Eagles🦅 pic.twitter.com/sywQFHlksN— John Clark CSN/NBC (@JClarkCSN) August 11, 2017
We're okay without Jordan Matthews- after all, Nelson Agholor is good now— FakeWIPCaller (@FakeWIPCaller) August 11, 2017
Eagles play Buffalo next week. Jordan Matthews and Shady McCoy are now teammates facing the Eagles. Let that sink in.— Gym Shorts (@IgglesCoverage) August 11, 2017