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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 opportunity to play for a contender, Babin will either be claimed off of waivers or clear and be able to sign with a new team for the NFL Playoffs.
Here is a look at 5 NFL teams who should consider signing Babin as they make a push for the postseason.
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – The Bucs are making a strong push for the playoffs, although their late loss at home against the Atlanta Falcons did not help. Still, Tampa Bay has been one of the more pleasant surprises this season, and is a legitimate postseason contender. But they rank just 28th in the NFL with only 18 sacks. Babin could step in immediately and help ...
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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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
One day after he was released by the Eagles, the All-Pro defensive end has himself a new team: the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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...
Jason Babin cut by Eagles
When a player’s only responsibility is to do one specific job, it becomes very conspicuous when that player is not fulfilling that obligation. Such was the case with now-former Eagles DE Jason Babin, who was unceremoniously released today. Babin, who played in the last two Pro Bowls, excelled in the infamous wide-9 defense. In 2010 he compiled a then,...
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The Jacksonville Jaguars have decided to use their lofty waiver position in an effort to improve their pass rush.
The Jaguars claimed former Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Jason Babin off waivers Wednesday, a source close to the player told NFL.com's Ian Rapoport. Eight teams placed a claim on Babin, and only the Kansas City Chiefs had a higher position in the NFL's...
In a shocking move by the Philadelphia Eagles, DE Jason Babin, in his second stint with the team, was cut today. It’s almost ironic as less than 24 hours before the move, he tweeted the following on his twitter account:
Looking back at this tweet from Babin yesterday afternoon, it makes sense. And maybe the dawn is coming a lot sooner than we all expected. In essence,...
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...
I think they mixed me up with Jason Babin Juan…