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Eagles DE Cedric Thornton needs to expand his Mexican cuisine horizons

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Cedric Thornton is a beastly lineman and one of the more underrated players in the NFL today. Billy Davis and the Eagles would be wise to continue building his defense around Thornton. He could use some work on his taste in Mexican restuarants, though… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten teams that could benefit most from DeflateGate suspensions...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles RFA DE Cedric Thornton Signs His One-Year Tender

The Philadelphia Eagles announced that restricted free agent DL Cedric Thornton has signed his one-year tender worth $2.52 million. #Eagles sign restricted free agent DE Cedric Thornton to a one-year contract. #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/zqDbS1eQPV — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) April 13, 2015 Mark Eckel of NJ.com recently reported that the Eagles and Thornton are believed...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The Eagles should keep building around Cedric Thornton & the defensive line

According to a report from Mark Eckel of NJ.com, the Philadelphia Eagles and defensive end Cedric Thornton are currently in talks about a long-term extension. The Eagles placed a second-round tender on Thornton earlier this offseason that is reportedly worth $2.4 million. The tender means that, if a team wants Thornton, they need to sign him to an offer sheet and the Eagles have...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles Cedric Thornton's dominant performance underscores his strong start

Eagles defensive end Cedric Thornton (72) recovers a fumble against the St. Louis Rams during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey G. Pittenger-USA TODAY Sports PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles defensive linemen are making a habit of scoring the first touchdowns of their careers this season. First was Fletcher Cox in the season opener against the Jacksonville...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cedric Thornton: Eagles win vs. Saints 9 times out of 10

A close playoff loss is never an easy thing to swallow, but it can provide some major motivation for a team to improve. Last season’s Super bowl champion Seattle Seahawks were ousted by the Atlanta Falcons in 2012 in eerily similar fashion to the Eagles/Saints wild card game in 2013. After mounting a furious second half comeback, the Eagles came up just short and lost via field...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles re-sign Cedric Thornton

[Photo: Brian Blanco/AP] As a new week begins, the Philadelphia Eagles re-sign another key member to their team. This time it is on the defensive side of the ball as today they re-signed defensive end Cedric Thornton to a one-year deal. Also about this deal, Thornton was an exclusive rights free agent. In a good move by the Eagles, Thornton was really solid on the defensive line...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles agree to 1-year deal with Cedric Thornton

The Philadelphia Eagles and defensive end Cedric Thornton agreed on a one-year deal earlier today. #Eagles have signed DE Cedric Thornton to a 1-year contract. Thornton was an exclusive rights free agent. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) March 3, 2014 The contract is worth $645,000, which is the three-year minimum. Thornton was an exclusive rights free agent, meaning he could...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Re-Sign Cedric Thornton

Cedric Thornton re-signed with the Eagles Monday on a one-year deal after having a breakout 2013 campaign.  Howie Roseman, Chip Kelly and the Eagles continued Monday to take care of their own soon to be free agents by re-upping defensive lineman Cedric Thornton for a one-year deal.  Last week the Eagles re-signed Jason Kelce, Jason Peters, Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin before...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Sign DE Cedric Thornton To A One-Year Contract

The Philadelphia Eagles announced that they have signed exclusive-rights free agent DE Cedric Thornton to one-year deal. Thornton, 25, signed with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Arkansas back in 2011. He appeared in all 16 games for the Eagles last season and totaled 60 tackles, one sack and a forced fumble. Pro Football Focus had him rated as the No...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Thornton overcomes long odds to star with Eagles

While 254 players were selected in the 2011 NFL draft, Cedric Thornton waited for a phone call that never came. He makes 31 teams wish they picked him every week. After being passed up in the draft, Thornton signed a free-agent deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. He's gone from undrafted rookie to one of the best defensive players on a first-place team. Thornton has thrived in...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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