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CEDRIC THORNTON RUMORS

Philadelphia Eagles place second round tender on key defensive lineman

It may seem like the Philadelphia Eagles are dumping everybody and starting over from scratch, but Chip Kelly knows that there are certain parts of his team that are not broken and need no fixing. One example is the defensive line, which is one of the more underrated 3-4 groups in the NFL. In the spirit of keeping the band together, the Eagles have placed a second round tender on...
Via cover32 - Eagles
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Give DL Cedric Thornton A Second-Round Tender

According to Jason Fitzgerald of OverTheCap.com, the Eagles have placed a second-round tender on DL Cedric Thornton. This means would pay him a salary of $2.356 million for the 2015 season if/when he signs the tender. Because Thornton is a restricted free agent, he could wait and see if there are any teams interested in making him ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  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...
Via Eagledelphia
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...
Via cover32 - Eagles
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles linemen working the fundamentals…

Tommy Lawlor (Igglesblitz.com) got a great quote from Eagles’ defensive linemen Cedric Thornton the other day, where Cedric describes the daily routine of running “strike” drills as the pro football version of “batting practice”. Both the offensive and defensive linemen have their own version of the “strike” drill. I thought I’d dig a little deeper into what it...
Via Eagles Eye
June 13, 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...
Via Total Sports Live
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...
Via Eagledelphia
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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