IRVING The Philadelphia Eagles cut defensive end Jason Babin on Tuesday, leaving the two-time Pro Bowler available to be claimed by another franchise.
The Jacksonville Jaguars won the claim on Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
When the news of Babin's release began circulating, fans across the league wondered if their favorite team would land the former first-round pick.
The Dallas Cowboys were not one of the teams to enter a claim and executive vice president Stephen Jones explained the organization's line of thinking Wednesday morning.
"Well, he's more of a 4-3 (defensive) fit," Jones said on 105.3 The Fan KRLD-FM. "Anyone can always use a pass rusher, don't get me wrong, but our (salary) cap situation is such that we do have to watch it. He's got 1.7 million left to be paid on his salary. And fortunately, we haven't been hit there with injuries. DeMarcus (Ware's) healthy, (Anthony) Spencer's healthy. We have Victor Butler who certainly does a good job, and don't know...