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The Eagles remain busy in free agency, signing free agent outside linebacker Connor Barwin to a reported 6-year, $36 million deal on Thursday.
Barwin had a breakout season in 2011, where the former University of Cincinnati start recorded 11 sacks for the AFC South Texans. His 2012 numbers decreased across the board, where without DeMeco Ryans, Mario Williams, or Brian Cushing in the Texans lineup, he recorded just 3 sacks.
At 26-years-old, he joins an Eagles defense that already added former Giants safety Kenny Phillips earlier Thursday afternoon.
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It wasn’t a full-on frenzy for the Philadelphia Eagles in the first day of free agency, but they certainly made a splash by signing five players. CB Bradley Fletcher and LB Jason Phillips signed 2-year deals with the team, while TE James Casey, S Patrick Chung and DL Isaac Sopoaga struck 3-year deals.
The fact that four of the five deals made were with the defensive players reflects...
Eagles fan reaction was exciting to witness as Chip and Howie got busy on Thursday, finalizing deals to land some top-notch help on defense.
For the first time since last September, I smelled what the Eagles are cooking...
The Eagles defensive overhaul now includes Connor Barwin, the outside linebacker from the Houston Texans. Also signed were cornerback Cary Williams (former...
No more summer commutes for Eagles players to Bethlehem.
The team announced Friday that this year's training camp will take place in its NovaCare Complex and Lincoln Financial Field after 17 years on the campus of Lehigh University.
Team president Don Smolenski says the decision was made, in part, because of the ready access to its equipment and facilities at its home base...
One of the more high-profile NFL free agents this offseason is Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed and back on Thursday, he made a visit to the Houston Texans.
Reed and the Texans brass met for a period of time until they had to leave Reliant Stadium due to the start of concert by rapper Pitbull.
The fine folks over at NFL.com have the full details on that:
The Houston Chronicle...
Ed Reed may be headed to Houston. The veteran safety was picked up by Houston Texans owner Bob McNair and other team officials prior to a meeting on Thursday.
Reed had been a large part of the Baltimore Reavens defense for a decade but with the team in salary cap trouble has become expendable.
The Texans would pair Reed with Daniel Manning who would operate as the teams strong safety...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Broncos have reached a one-year agreement with former Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.
Rodgers-Cromartie arrived for a visit earlier in the day and there were rumors circulating that an agreement was close.
The Broncos needed another corner and this should be a great fit Rodgers-Cromartie, as he’ll gets the to play opposite of Champ...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Lions have reached agreement with former Texans S Glover Quin.
Schefter reported earlier in the day that the Lions wanted to hammer out contract with Glover, Reggie Bush, and Jason Jones and they’ve managed to accomplish this in a matter of a few hours.
They also re-signed CB Chris Houston as well. Detroit’s secondary was in desperate need...
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While the Flyers and Sixers are disappointing the Philly faithful, the 4-12 Eagles are taking the city back. The Eagles have continued to take a very nice approach to this year's free agency pool.
The Eagles signed a pass rusher on Thursday. Connor Barwin, formerly of the Houston Texans, inked a six year deal with the birds. (Total Sports Live)
According to CSN’s Matt Maiocco, both the Niners and the free agent cornerback have a “mutual interest” in each other: The 49ers are among three teams that have shown interest in Asomugha, a source said. Pro Football Talk reports there are four teams, including the Houston Texans, Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals. The 49ers also