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Who will make the cut on the Eagles defensive line?

Heading into the 2014 season, the Eagles sport one of the youngest and most athletic defensive lines in the NFL. However, the Eagles struggled to get pressure on the quarterback last year (tied for 20th in sacks with a mere 37). Because of this, one large point of emphasis will be increasing the number of “impact plays” as the players move into year two under defensive coordinator...
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July 21, 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

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

Philadelphia Eagles announced they have re-signed DE Cedric Thornton to a 1 year deal

The Philadelphia Eagles have been the busiest football team in the NFL over the past several weeks and today they continued their streak of re-signing their players. Eagles #Eagles sign DE Cedric Thornton to a 1-year contract. @MrICanDueDat was an exclusive rights free agent. #FlyEaglesFly 3/3/14 11:23 AM The team just announced they re-signed Cedric […]The post Philadelphia Eagles...
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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...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: Cedric Thornton Playing Best Defense For Philadelphia Eagles

Chip Kelly said defensive lineman Cedric Thornton is playing the best defense for the Eagles so far this season. Image Courtesy: Zimbio.com On a defense that is ranked 32nd in the National Football League, it's difficult to find silver linings.  However, the team's dismal performance through the first quarter of the season did not stop head coach Chip Kelly from pointing...
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October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles Tape Review: Solid Outing From Cedric Thornton in Preseason Game 2

Ever since the Eagles moved up in the 2012 NFL Draft to snag Fletcher Cox, he has been touted as the cornerstone that the defense will be built around. In a stellar rookie season where he recorded 5.5 sacks and a forced fumble, Cox did not disappoint. The only question is, “how good can he become?” Chip Kelly has said that he already sees him as one of the best interior defenders...
Via Eagles Addict
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Cedric Thornton or Antonio Dixon, Who Gets Final Spot on Eagles DL?

The defensive line is the deepest position on the Philadelphia Eagles and could prove to be one of the NFL’s best in 2012.  They usually keep 10 DL on the final roster and the 10th and final spot could very well be a battle between DTs Cedric Thornton and Antonio Dixon. First, here are all of the defensive lineman on the current roster: Trent Cole Jason Babin Brandon Graham Vinny...
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August 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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