The Eagles invested a ton of ammo to move up in the draft to select quarterback Wentz with the second overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. After an up-and-down rookie season, Wentz ended the year as the 21st-ranked quarterback overall in PFF grades.
From a production standpoint, the Eagles had one of the most disappointing wide receiver units in the league. Wentz had 36 passes dropped on the season, second most behind the Raiders’ Derek Carr (37). The team got significantly better at the position through free agency, where they signed both Alshon Jeffery (a legitimate top-10 talent) and Torrey Smith (a deep threat who should bounce back out of San Francisco).
For comparison purposes, Jeffery has had 19 drops in 323 catchable targets in his career. Dorial Green-Beckham, Jordan Matthews and Nelson Agholor had 20 drops on 165 targets in 2016 alone. With one year under his belt and a much-improved supporting cast, Wentz is primed for a big year in 2017: