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Three positions that the Philadelphia Eagles upgraded this offseason

A couple of days ago I shared a story about ESPN’s grades for the Philadelphia Eagles offseason moves. Overall they came up with a B, with most of the concern being over potential injuries to Sam Bradford. Quarterback is a big question mark and I don’t know how all the pieces will fit together on the field, but I do know that the Eagles have upgraded significantly at at least...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL rankings: Best cornerback duos

The NFL is slowly turning into a passing game, therefore causing cornerbacks to become even more important in the coverage game.  Which teams rank at the top of having the best cornerback duos in the NFL? This list will rank the top five cornerback duos by the top two on the current 2015 depth charts. Cleveland Browns: Joe Haden and Tramon Williams Haden has turned into a top tier...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

How Cary Williams and Will Blackmon will fit with the Seattle Seahawks

Following the end of their second Super Bowl run in as many years, the Seattle Seahawks secondary was battered and short-handed. Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor and Jeremy Lane were all injured and then Byron Maxwell left for the Philadelphia Eagles. Suddenly, things didn’t look so good for the legion of boom. Reinforcements came when they signed two free agent cornerbacks...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks sign CB Cary Williams

The Eagles cut Cary Williams earlier this off-season, but that doesn’t mean that he’s not still a starting caliber player in the NFL. The Eagles were simply in the middle of a massive roster makeover and were cutting anyone that thought wasn’t worth his salary in an effort to free up as much cap space as possible for this off-season. The Eagles used some of their large amount...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

New Seattle Seahawks corner Cary Williams knows what he needs to work on

I had the privilege to watch a lot of Philadelphia’s games this past season in my role as the editor of our Eagles blog. They’re a fun team to watch and Chip Kelly is the most interesting character in the league at the moment. One recurring theme I saw (and read a great deal about) was the utter failure of Philly’s starting cornerbacks. Bradley Fletcher (now with the Patriots...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Cornerback Position: Panic time?

The Green Bay Packers have already lost cornerback Devon House to a big money contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars (showing why the Jaguars are the Jaguars). The physical cornerback would have been a candidate to replace fellow free agent Tramon Williams if/when he left. Williams, the Packers starter and best cover corner, supposedly rejected the Packers offer of a two year contract...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Should Be Careful Playing Waiting Game with Tramon Williams

If I was going to give the Green Bay Packers a grade on their offseason up to this point, it would have to be an A. But, that grade could easily be dropped down to a B if the Packers were to let Tramon Williams depart as a free agent, leaving themselves vulnerable at cornerback, one of the NFL’s most important positions. Yes, getting back Randall Cobb and Bryan Bulaga was huge...
Via The Packers Guru
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

What signing Cary Williams means for the Seattle Seahawks

Cary Williams Less than one hour before the new league year, it was reported by multiple sources that Cary Williams agreed to terms with the Seattle Seahawks. The signing was made official early Tuesday afternoon. Less than 48 hours after the Eagles signed Byron Maxwell to replace Cary Williams as the #1 cornerback in Philadelphia, the Seahawks have signed Williams to replace Maxwell...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Cary Williams and Will Blackmon Are Smart Additions For Seattle

Brian Nemhauser Making a big splash in free agency is fun. Big names. Big money. Big expectations. The thrill of the hunt causes many fans and media to forget that there is only one cardinal sin in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via Hawk Blogger
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks to Sign Cornerback Cary Williams

    After being released by the Eagles last week, cornerback Cary Williams is heading to the opposite side of the country to join the NFC Champion Seattle Seahawks. In two seasons with Philadelphia, Williams intercepted five passes.  Aaron Wilson of Ravens Insider gives us the details of the contract: Cary Williams' three-year Seahawks deal is $18 million, gets $7 million...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Cornerback Cary Williams expected to sign with the Seattle Seahawks

Earlier today the Seattle Seahawks added a cornerback to the Legion of Boom by signing Will Blackmon to a deal, but they aren’t done yet… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: The most-underrated free agents still on the market NFL Draft Preview: The top-10 offensive tackles in the class of 2015 According to a report by Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, the Seahawks will also sign Cary...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: What Does Maxwell Signing Mean?

The NFL free agent period doesn’t begin officially until Monday at 4:00 pm, but some big signings have already been made all but official. One that has particular important to the NFC East division is the Philadelphia Eagles signing cornerback Byron Maxwell to a 6 year, 63 million dollar contract. The Eagles obviously had an abundance of cap space after making a lot of transactions...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: In Chip We Trust?

The Philadelphia Eagles released Cary Williams earlier in the week. The team was expected to part ways with the aging veteran who frankly was not worth the amount of money in his contract for the 2015 season. A few days ago though, the team made a move that has shocked the NFL universe, and has Eagles fans wondering what Chip Kelly’s plans are for next season. They traded their...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL teams shed Top 5 salaries, eye free agency

On Tuesday, I posted a column here at FBF entitled "What NFL Teams Carry the Most Top 5 Salaries?"  The link is here for reference: http://www.footballbyfootball.com/column/what-nfl-teams-carry-the-most-top-5-salaries.  It's only been three days, and several teams have begun to move away from current Top 5 salaries.  Welcome to the NFL...where the contracts are less real than...
Via Football By Football
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

The Seattle Seahawks And The Free Agent Field

Free agency begins on March 10th and all indicators point to the Seattle Seahawks being very active. While the Seahawks don’t have a mountain of money to spend like the Oakland Raiders ($63 million), they do have a respectable $30 million available to retool an already impressive Super Bowl roster. It is hard to pin-point exactly who the Seahawks will pursue in free agency as the...
Via Oregon Sports News
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Have Shown Interest In Former Eagles CB Cary Williams

The Philadelphia Eagles parted ways with veteran cornerback Cary Williams a few days ago and already his calendar is filling up with scheduled visits. According to Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean, Williams is visiting the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday and also has a visit scheduled for Monday with Tennessee Titans. The New York Jets are […] Report: Steelers Have Shown Interest In Former...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles and Seahawks may wind up swapping Byron Maxwell for Cary Williams

Appearing on ESPN this morning, the Seattle Seahawks’ free-agent-to-be cornerback Byron Maxwell said that his preferred destination is with the Philadelphia Eagles. Where it gets weird is Seattle may wind up swapping Maxwell for the guy the Eagles just dumped. That’s right, according to a report by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, Cary Williams is visiting with the Seahawks: Former...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Eagles CB Cary Wiliams Visiting Seahawks Thursday

Aaron Wilson reports that former Eagles CB Cary Williams is visiting with the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday. Wilson previously reported that Williams has already been contacted by a dozen NFL teams since being released on Tuesday. According to Williams’ rep, there is “heavy interest” in the veteran cornerback right now. On Wednesday, Wilson reported Williams has “strong...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Top landing spots for Darrelle Revis

Darrelle Revis is one of the best players over the last decade in the National Football League. The New England Patriots cornerback has been named a first-team All-Pro four times, a Pro Bowl six times, and won a Super Bowl in February due in large part to his terrific play. After eight seasons with three teams and at 29 years old, Revis is about to hit the free-agent market for...
Via This Given Sunday
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

A Dozen Teams Reportedly Interested Former Eagles CB Cary Williams

Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun spoke to the agent for former Eagles CB Cary Williams, who said that his client has already been contacted by a dozen NFL teams since being released on Tuesday. According to Williams’ rep, there is “heavy interest” in the veteran cornerback right now. Yesterday, Wilson reported Williams has “strong interest” in returning to the ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

CHIPADELPHIA: In a Matter of Hours, Eagles Released Cary Williams, & Trent Cole and Traded Shady to Buffalo

Earlier on Tuesday the Eagles released veteran cornerback Cary Williams to give the team over $30 million in cap room. The team had over $40 million following the (unofficial) release of the veteran linebacker Trent Cole. As if that didn’t make for a hectic enough Tuesday — less than an hour ago — Adam Schefter tweeted this:   With the Shady trade to Buffalo for LB Kiko...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 Reactions To LeSean McCoy Getting Chipped Out Of Philadelphia

Chipped Out10) With the release of Trent Cole, Cary Williams and Todd Herremans, the emergence of Dallas, Odell Beckham Jr. coming up to speed in New York and DC not somehow tossing out Bob Griffin Jr. for pennies on the dollar, you may be forgiven for thinking Sam Hinkie is now running the club9) As useful as LB Kiko Alonso might be, the fact that the team is making a move for yet...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles release Cary Williams

After two seasons, the Cary Williams experience is now over as today, the Philadelphia Eagles announced that they have released the 30-year-old cornerback. Williams’ play on the field was overshadowed by his antics when speaking to the media and saying anything that comes to his mind. Also his play on the field definitely did not help the bulls-eye on his back as he was called...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

PODCAST: Eagles Potential Targets in NFL Free Agency

With today’s release of Cary Williams, the Eagles are clearing cap space for an active free agency period.  There are obvious areas of need on the defense, but who will the Eagles target once free agency official begins on March 10?  Dave and Dan discuss a couple interesting options in this week’s podcast. The post PODCAST: Eagles Potential Targets in NFL Free Agency appeared...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Could the Baltimore Ravens and recently cut Cary Williams have a reunion?

Could the Baltimore Ravens try to bring back cornerback Cary Williams who was released by the Eagles Tuesday morning? That’s the rumor already swirling. Will be interesting to see if Cary Williams fits back in Ravens locker room on lesser deal. Had some great moments there but drama too — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 3, 2015 Williams played in Baltimore from 2009...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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