- The Eagles' three free-agent signings
Outside linebacker Connor Barwin. ... 6-foot-4, 268 pounds. ... 26 years old. ... Signed a six-year deal worth $36 million. ... Spent four seasons with Houston as a second-round draft pick in 2009. ... Played with new Eagles tight end/fullback James Casey with the Texans. ... Registered 109 tackles, 19 sacks, two fumble recoveries and 16 passes defensed in 109 games, including 82 starts. ... Enjoyed best season in 2011 with a team-high 111/2 sacks. ... College teammate of Eagles center Jason Kelce at University of Cincinnati. ... All-state selection in high school at Detroit Jesuit.
Safety Kenny Phillips. ... 6-2, 217 pounds. ... 26 years old. ... Signed one-year deal for undisclosed terms. ... Spent five seasons with the New York Giants as their first-round draft pick in 2008. ... Collected 263 tackles, eight interceptions and 26 passes defensed. ... Limited to seven games in 2012 because of a knee injury. ... Enjoyed his best season in 2011, notching four interceptions and 72 tackles while helping the Giants win the Super Bowl. ... Former standout at the University of Miami.
Cornerback Cary Williams. ... 6-1, 190 pounds. ... 28 years old. ... Signed three-year contract worth $17 million. ... Played the last four seasons for Baltimore after spending 2008 with Tennessee as a seventh-round draft pick. ... Netted 67 tackles, four interceptions and 17 passes defensed in 2012 while helping the Ravens win the Super Bowl. ... Started all 32 games for the Ravens the last two seasons. ... Native of Miami, began his college career at Fordham University and finished at Washburn.
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