Originally written on Five Tool Tool  |  Last updated 11/5/14

HOUSTON - AUGUST 31: Defensive end Connor Barwin #98 of the Houston Texans goes around guard Artis Hicks #79 of the Minnesota Vikings at Reliant Stadium on August 31, 2009 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
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 that the team is actually g...
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