Found March 15, 2013 on Five Tool Tool:
Yes, Please, Very Much Of This Well, *that's* the way to turn around the narrative of won't spend enough... Today, my Eagles inked three solid gambles, all on the defensive side of the ball, where the tire fire was at its worst. The newest members of the team are former Texans LB Connor Barwin, former Giants S Kenny Phillips, and former Ravens CB Cary Williams. Barwin got the most money, but all of these combined don't hamstring the club or break the bank. I really love the Williams deal, in that he's clearly better at his job than either Nnamdi Asomugha or Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, the two retainable options, and while he's not the pure ballhawk you might dream of, he's solid in all factors of the game, and certainly has some experience at being on a team that overcame adversity last year -- this is a solid signing, and one that should work out for a few years. Barwin is the closest to a big name thanks to some double-digit sack years, and the idea tha...

Eagles land Barwin with $36M deal

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...

Eagles Sign S Kenny Phillips And CB Cary Williams

The Philadelphia Eagles are quietly going about their business as they assemble a tough physical group, opposite of the soft franchise they’ve had the past few season. Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Eagles have agreed to deals with safety Kenny Phillips and former Ravens cornerback Cary Williams. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that Williams’ deal is worth...

New-look Eagles add CB Williams, S Phillips

Revamping a secondary that posted one of the worst statistical seasons in recent history clearly is a top priority for the Philadelphia Eagles. The team signed cornerback Cary Williams and safety Kenny Phillips on Thursday, giving them four new faces in the defensive backfield in a three-day span. The Eagles signed safety Patrick Chung and cornerback Bradley Fletcher on the first...

Now Eagles are cooking with gas!...3 more nice FA signings bolster "D"...

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...

Eagles Have Completely Rebuilt Secondary Through Free Agency

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles 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...

Eagles Sign Linebacker Connor Barwin

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles NewsTags: Connor BarwinPhiladelphia EaglesThe Eagles have continued their active Thursday afternoon in free agency. After deals for Kenny Phillips and Cary Williams, the Eagles have now signed former Texans outside linebacker Connor Barwin. The deal is reportedly for 6 years and $36 million with a maximum of $40 million with incentives. Barwin...

Eagles Agree To Terms With CB Cary Williams & S Kenny Phillips

The Philadelphia Eagles have announced that they have reached agreement with CB Cary Williams and S Kenny Phillips. Chris Mortensen reports that Williams receives a three-year contract while Phillips signed a one-year deal.

From despair to hope for Philadelphia Eagles’ defense?

The Philadelphia Eagles’ woeful secondary was the biggest concern for the team heading in to free agency. With the release of Nnamdi Asomugha and the signing of Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie by the Denver Broncos, the team’s starting corners of the past two seasons disappeared into the sunset in just a matter of days. It soon became apparent that some of the biggest defensive backs...

Ravens lose one, officially sign two

The exodus from the Super Bowl champs continued for a third day. Starting cornerback Cary Williams left the Ravens for the Philadelphia Eagles, according to reports. The Eagles offered Williams a three-year deal. Baltimore was able to hang on to two of their own though. Safety James Ihedigbo and cornerback Chris Johnson were signed to new contracts the team announced in a release...
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