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The Philadelphia Eagles released defensive end Jason Babin and placed wide receiver DeSean Jackson on injured reserve due to his fractured ribs Tuesday.
Coming off a career-best 18 sacks last season, Babin was expected to be a leader for the Eagles to spearhead the defense towards becoming a championship-caliber unit.
However, he and his team (losers of seven straight games) have fallen far from expectations this season. Through 11 contests, Babin registered 5.5 sacks, 26 total tackles, a pair of forced fumbles and one tipped pass.
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When Babin, 32, signed his five-year deal with the Eagles, it marked a period where the organization began to sign or trade for standout defenders. Cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha was signed last season to a five-year, $60 million deal, and has not performed well. Backup quarterback Kevin Kolb was shipped to the Arizona Cardinals for CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who has also struggled. And then this ...
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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...
In a surprise move, the lowly Philadelphia Eagles cut defensive end Jason Babin, who led the team in sacks. For a team who struggles – well, everywhere on the field – you would think that they would want every player available to use on both sides of the ball. While there may be more to this move than Andy Reid letting the younger players get more time while allowing Babin the...
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, the Philadelphia Eagles waived defensive end Jason Babin to save some money by creating more salary cap space for themselves.
Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Babin was cut in order to save cap space and cash ($1.69 million on both counts) down the stretch. The goal also was to give the team’s younger players a closer...
The Jacksonville Jaguars won the race to claim former Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Jason Babin off waivers Wednesday in an attempt to improve their pass rush. Eight teams tried to land Babin, NFL.com reported, but the Jaguars had the second highest position on the NFL's waiver claim list and took advantage of it. The Eagles released Babin on Tuesday. The Jaguars will...
The Jaguars are hoping that Jason Babin, who became a symbol of the collapse of the Philadelphia Eagles, can help revive their defense. Babin was signed to a five-year, $28 million contract by the Eagles a year ago and had 18 sacks but the Eagles failed to make the playoffs with an 8-8 record. Things got worse this year and defensive line coach Jim Washburn, who was Babin'...
NewsTags: DeMeco RyansEvan MathisFletcher CoxJason BabinMike PattersonNick FolesPhiladelphia EaglesTrent ColeThere’s a lot of talk about the release of Jason Babin sending a message. Why would you wait until the team is 3-8 to send a message? The season is over and all the players are playing for is their individual careers...
NewsTags: Jason BabinPhiladelphia EaglesIn an amazing and surprising move the Philadelphia Eagles have released starting defensive end Jason Babin. The veteran pass rusher played in 40 plays for the Birds last night in their loss to the Carolina Panthers.
He has 5.5. sacks for the season, which is a huge dropoff from his Pro Bowl...
One day after he was released by the Eagles, the All-Pro defensive end has himself a new team: the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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The Philadelphia Eagles will place wide receiver DeSean Jackson on injured reserve after he sustained multiple rib fractures in Monday night's loss to Carolina.
Jackson leads the team with 45 catches and 700 yards receiving, but has only two touchdowns. Coach Andy Reid says the injury could take six weeks to heal.
Reid says running back LeSean McCoy remains in phase one of...
One year removed from an 18-sack season, Philadelphia Eagles DE Jason Babin was abruptly released yesterday. I don’t mean to pile-on here, but I can’t say I’m sad to see him go.
In fact, I was very surprised they signed him (again) in 2011.
I normally do not play the “I told you so” game, but…I told you so. Back in June of 2011, I wrote an article saying why I didn’t...
Resident Australian on TSHQ James Caughlin is in complete control over which writer gets which games to recap each and every week. And he’s done a bang up job of keeping the schedule fair and balanced. Some weeks you may get a ton of great games to recap. Other weeks you are not as fortunate. This was one of my less fortunate weeks. Rather than sit here and create four different...