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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 think the Eagles would sign Babin, and now it appears he was cut for similar reasons.
Babin had a prior stint in Philly for one year, back in 2009. After that season, former Eagles safety Quintin Mikell was quoted as saying the following…
“There was just a lot of negativity,” Mikell said. “A lot of people weren’t putting the team first. Everybody’s guilty of it at some point – I’ve been guilty of it here and there. But when it’s all the time, then it’s a problem. We’ve never had that before, since I’ve been here.”
“We’ve never been a selfish team, where guys were more worried about what they did i
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It was not expected that former Eagles defensive end Jason Babin would pass through the waivers process unclaimed.
As some predicted that a short list of contenders would quickly upgrade their pass rush to head into the playoffs, it was obvious that a non-contender would earn his rights thanks to how waivers work.
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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...
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On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Eagles made a shocking move and announced the released defensive end Jason Babin.
A 32 year-old veteran, Babin (6-3, 267 lbs.) had a breakout season in 2010 as a member of the Titans defensive line and recorded 12.5 sacks. The next offseason, Babin signed with Philly and became a household name when he recorded...
According to Howard Eskin of FOX 29 in Philly, both the Atlanta Falcons and Baltimore Ravens are interested in defensive end Jason Babin who was released by the Eagles on Tuesday.
Babin is scheduled to clear waivers at 4pm today. It will be interesting to see if either team puts in a claim for him or if they’re willing to roll the dice in hopes that he becomes a free agent.
Jason Babin isn’t one to keep a cork in it when a microphone is put in his face, and he kept to that reputation only a few short hours after his arrival in Jacksonville. The new defensive end for the Jaguars took the opportunity to rail against his former team and the media following his [...]
Jason Babin, this year's blockbuster waived player, may want to stay with the Jaguars long-term.
Babin has a player option in his contract that would allow him to become an unrestricted free agent following the 2013 season, but Babin indicates he won't necessarily exercise that option to get out of Jacksonville.
After indicating he thought of Jacksonville as his long...
After being released by the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday, DE Jason Babin will not play for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Adam Schefter first released the information via his Twitter page. A source close to Babin reported to Ian Rapoport states that there were 8 teams interested in Babin and according to Around the League editor, Greg Rosenthal, only the Kansas City Chiefs...
That was fast, but not what I expected.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that recently-released Philadelphia Eagles All-Pro defensive end Jason Babin has been claimed off of waivers, but just not by a playoff-contender. According to Schefter, it’s the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Not sure if the claim says more about contending team’s salary-restraints, or how they feel about Babin...
General NewsThe release of starting defensive end Jason Babin is a rather erratic move this late in the season. But the move exposes the fact that the Birds should have made some changes at the defensive end positions and/or elsewhere on the defensive side of the ball much earlier in the season.
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Don't trust anyone over 30...
At least that adage now applies to Philadelphia Eagles players making more than the veterans' minimum wage.
The purge of expensive older players has begun. Defensive end Jason Babin (age 32) was the first to go.
Babin's, release comes a day after a fairly impressive debut by rookie second...
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