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On the first days of the free agency period (affectionately dubbed "Free Agency Frenzy" by NFL Network), the Eagles were far from splashy, but they were exceedingly active nonetheless. It took roughly four hours for an announcement involving anyone other than Nnamdi Asomugha (released just minutes before the proverbial doors opened).In the coming slides, you will be introduced to newest members of the Philadelphia Eagles: Isaac Sopoaga, Patrick Chung, James Casey, Bradley Fletcher, and Jason Phillips.After meeting the players, I will also be providing my prediction as to what the defensive depth chart might look like in 2013, as well as a few players to keep an eye on in the coming days/weeks and in the Draft.
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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...
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed cornerback Bradley Fletcher, tight end James Casey, safety Patrick Chung, linebacker Jason Phillips and defensive lineman Isaac Sopoaga.
The moves were announced Tuesday night, hours after the Eagles released cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha on the first day of the NFL free agency period.
Casey, formerly with Houston, Chung, formerly with New England...
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...
NewsTags: Cary WilliamsIsaac SopoagaJames CaseyKenny PhillipsPhiladelphia EaglesBack in that infamous offseason of 2011 when Nnamdi Asomugha, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Vince Young and Jason Babin stole the headlines, there was a problem that no one noticed right away.
It wasn’t until in hindsight, that among those four guys, there was a 25...
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...
NewsTags: Cary WilliamsKenny PhillipsPhiladelphia EaglesThe Eagles addressed their defensive backfield on the third day of the free agency with the additions of Safety Kenny Phillips, formerly of the New York Giants and Cornerback Cary Williams, formerly of the Baltimore Ravens.
Adding Phillips and Williams to the signings of Bradley Fletcher...
NFL Free AgencyTags: Isaac SopoagaPhiladelphia EaglesEverybody knows the Eagles were going to sign a defensive linemen or two during free agency after they sent veterans Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson on their way. Today they signed veteran San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga.
He’s not a spring chicken at 31 years of age, but...
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...
(via Bleacher Report)
The Eagles hit the ground running today as they kick started free agency. The Eagles started off by freeing up $11 million dollars by cutting Nnamdi Asomugha, then they went bananas.
First off, the Eagles cut the fan favorite Nnamdi Asomugha. The team released him right before free agency began. (Total Sports Live)
After releasing Nnamdi and his $11 million...
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
(via Sports Illustrated)
The Philadelphia Eagles were the first in line for former Houston Texans' tight end and fullback, James Casey. Casey met with the Eagles and it is believed that he will not leave without a deal. The deal could be done as early as this evening.
Casey, 28, has three years of experience in the NFL. He registered 330 yards last season, with 34 receptions...
FB James Casey has agreed to a 3-year deal with the Eagles worth $14.5 million
— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) March 13, 2013
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed free agent James Casey who has been with the Houston Texans since 2009. Casey was drafted in 2009 in the 5th round (152nd overall) in the NFL draft out of Rice University. He had a career year in 2012 with 34 catches...