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The Philadelphia Eagles are definitely preaching competition in the secondary after adding another slot cornerback in former Rams defensive back, Nickell Robey-Coleman.

Robey-Coleman will compete in a crowded slot position that includes Avonte Maddox, Cre’Von LeBlanc and Authentic Tremon Smith Jersey.

With Robey-Coleman coming from the west coast, here are three things to know about the Eagles’ newest cornerback.

Robey-Coleman was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2013 after playing collegiately at Southern Cal. A Florida native, Robey-Coleman was a four-star recruit that chose USC over West Virginia, Tennessee, and Clemson, among other schools.

Through 12 weeks of the 2019 season, the Green Bay Packers were headed for historic ineptitude in one specific area. The team had amassed negative-eight yards on punt returns over the first three-quarters of the year, putting them on pace to be the first NFL team to finish with negative yardage in that area in a full season.

Then, an inspired waiver claim by general manager Brian Gutekunst turned the team’s special teams fortunes. The Packers claimed Tyler Ervin off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars, immediately inserting him as their primary return man in place of Tremon Smith. On his first punt return, Ervin pushed the team’s total back into positive yardage, and by the time his first game was complete he had four returns for 51 yards.

All told, Ervin would return 11 punts for 106 yards and six kickoffs for 160 yards in the final four regular season games, then was dangerous enough that teams began kicking away from him in the postseason.

Ervin, who just completed his fourth NFL season, had an expiring contract this March, and has been an unrestricted free agent since the start of the league year last Wednesday. However, the Packers are reportedly bringing him back for 2020. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, the two sides are “expected” to come to an agreement on a one-year contract for the upcoming season.

For a Packers team that floundered in the return game after trading away former draft pick Trevor Davis, this should be a great decision. It will provide some continuity on special teams, while also providing a bit of explosive athletic ability on offense as well.

Late in the season, Matt LaFleur began to dial up some plays for Ervin. His offensive workload peaked in week 17, when he was on the field for 17 offensive snaps. That game saw him receive three pass targets, two on wheel routes downfield that Aaron Rodgers overthrew, and one rushing attempt on an end-around that went for 10 yards. Ervin then added a pair of rushes for 25 yards two weeks later in the Packers’ Divisional Playoff win over the Seattle Seahawks.

With a full offseason, LaFleur and his coaches can surely find a bigger role for Ervin on offense, and he may find himself able to contribute as more of a conventional tailback instead of primarily as a gadget player. But his main calling card will likely remain on special teams, an area that he single-handedly saved from historic futility a few months ago.

UPDATE: Ervin’s deal is reportedly for a total of $1.047 million, with about $137,000 guaranteed as a signing bonus. However, thanks to the veteran exception, Ervin will only count for $887,500 against the salary cap in 2020, according to Tom Silverstein.

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Authentic Darius Slay Jersey has been saying all the right things since arriving to the Philadelphia Eagles via trade from the Detroit Lions.

His latest statement will surely make him family to Eagles fans and the entire city of Philadelphia.

While speaking on his Instagram Live, Slay stated that he would wear jersey No. 24 for the Eagles in honor of the late Kobe Bryant.

The No. 24 was previously warned by Jordan Howard who took his talents to South Beach and joined the Miami Dolphins on a two-year deal.

The last big named defensive back to wear the number was Nnamdi Asomugha, who famously forgot how to play the position after the Eagles made him the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL, prying him away from Raiders in free agency during the 2011 offseason.

Nickell Robey-Coleman, the newest Eagles cornerback, is facing a classic tough decision: does he fight for his old jersey number, or does he pick a new one?

It’s a conundrum countless athletes have faced before. Robey-Coleman, a veteran, most recently wore No. 23, but the Eagles already have a No. 23 in safety Rodney McLeod, ostensibly the leader of the secondary with Malcolm Jenkins gone.

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Authentic Will Parks Jersey grew up in North Philadelphia, but the first time he went to an Eagles game was on November 5, 2017, when the home team thrashed his Denver Broncos, 51-23. Parks returned to Lincoln Financial Field for the first time as a fan a few months later with his father, William McLeod, to watch the Eagles hoist the NFC Championship after routing Minnesota, 38-7.

McLeod, a Vikings fan, was left in despair on that glorious January evening. Parks’ mother, Nyerere, meanwhile, is “the biggest Eagles fan out there” with a fan cave that Parks claims would make anyone jealous. On Saturday, Parks gave his mother something else to be happy about as he agreed to terms on a one-year deal to return home.

Most new players don’t understand what it’s like to play in Philadelphia. For Parks, who returned to his home in the Philadelphia area the past few offseasons, the fans are a big part of why he wanted to come back.

“I love the fans. They’re passionate about their Eagles. You want a fan base that you’ll thrive off of,” Parks said. “I love that attitude because it brings the best out of you.”

As he entered free agency for the first time after four seasons in Denver, Parks called Philadelphia a “perfect” situation. Why?

There’s the quarterback in Carson Wentz. “I love Carson,” Parks said. “He would have been MVP (in 2017) if he didn’t get hurt, you know what I mean?”

There’s the defensive coordinator in Jim Schwartz. “You have a guy who is smart, who has been one of the best defensive coordinators for a very long time,” said Parks.

Parks also recognizes that it’s different to play the safety position in Philadelphia. Parks fondly remembers Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins patrolling the secondary. Weapon X’s knockout blow of Packers tight end Bubba Franks in 2005 is his favorite hit. Dawkins was at the forefront of being an interchangeable safety that is imperative in today’s NFL. Parks can play the post, line up as the dime linebacker, and man up against receivers in the slot.

“It’s definitely what teams are looking for. The game has definitely changed. You’ve got these tight ends that are moving like receivers. You have these backs that are moving like tight ends,” Parks said. “The game is changing and you’ve got to change with the game.”

Parks is not the only one who fits that bill. The team agreed to terms on a one-year deal with defensive back Jalen Mills, who also presents Schwartz with a versatile chess piece on the back end.

“You don’t have a bunch of sitting ducks back there,” Parks said.

The Eagles also agreed to bring back safety Rodney McLeod on a two-year deal and traded for Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Slay. As Parks waits for the opportunity to bond with his new teammates, he doesn’t have to worry about adapting to a new city. And both of his parents, even the Vikings fan, are happy that they can see him play just minutes from where he was raised.

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This is not the resolution I expected back on Jan. 7, when Jenkins said on locker clean-out day he wouldn’t play for the Eagles in 2020 under terms of his 2017 contract restructure, which called for $7.6 million in base salary this coming year and averaged $8.8 million per year, making him the 11th-highest-paid safety in the league.

I figured Jenkins wanted to be here, Howie Roseman and Doug Pederson understood his value, and they’d find a figure in the middle, quickly get a new contract done with a significant raise without breaking the bank and we’d all move on to wide receiver and corner.

Jenkins wanted to be one of the five-highest-paid safeties in the league, and it would have taken something in the neighborhood of $13.8 million per year to make that happen.

Jenkins is a three-time Pro Bowler, an unquestioned locker room leader, a fixture in the community, a remarkably durable player on a team where everybody is always hurt.

Is he worth $14 million a year at 32 years old?

Honestly? Probably not.

Because he helped the Eagles win a Super Bowl and played at such a high level and was such a class act, the city grew attatched to Jenkins. We all did.

In an important way, this is different than Reggie and Dawk. The Eagles didn’t even attempt to bring those guys back. This time, there was a respectful exchange of ideas, the two sides were just too far apart.

This isn’t cataclysmic. But it still hurts.

I just can’t believe that the Eagles and Jenkins’ agent couldn’t make something work.

Something in between that $8.8 million figure and the $14 million figure. There’s a lot of room there.

If three years at $11.5 or $12 million wouldn’t get it done? I can see where the Eagles are coming from. They have a lot of needs, they have to get younger and something north of $12 million a year for a guy who’ll be 33 by the end of this coming season is a lot. Too much.

But if the Eagles’ best offer wasn’t significantly above that $8.8 million figure? Then they’ve made a serious miscalculation. If they didn’t do everything they possibly could have done to make something work here, then they’ve made a big mistake.

Jenkins isn’t the same player he was a few years ago, but he’s still very good. He was terrific down the stretch this past season, and on a team that had 47 different starters in 2019, he was one of only six to start and finish every game. Since 2017, only Jenkins and Jason Kelce have stared and finished every game.

You don’t bring him back because everybody loves him. You bring him back because he’s still one of the better safeties in the league and one of your best players.

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They’ll draft guys and they’ll sign guys and they’ll add guys, but that hasn’t gone too well lately for this team in the secondary.

They desperately need defensive backs, and they just let a pretty good one walk.

We’re two days into free agency and Howie has certainly kept his promise to get younger. But as we’ve all seen in the past, getting younger doesn’t always mean getting better.

There’s only one way Roseman can guarantee this wasn’t a grave mistake. That’s to go out and find some defensive backs who can play. Who can help this team win another Super Bowl.

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The Eagles could use a safety.

Perhaps it isn’t as dire a need anymore, since they decided to bring back Jalen Mills and will convert him to safety, and Rodney McLeod and signed free agent Will Parks.

That doesn’t mean they won’t take one when the 2020 NFL Draft begins in just three weeks.

In addition to Mills, McLeod and Parks, the Eagles also have Rudy Ford and Authentic Marcus Epps Jersey on the roster.

Neither Epps nor Ford are considered to be more of a special team player, though Epps played 99 defensive snaps after being claimed off waivers from the Vikings on Nov. 7. Ford received just 16 defensive snaps in 10 games before he was placed on Injured Reserve with an abdomen injury.

There are options at safety, and Sports Illustrated took a look at who the first one off the board might be in the draft.

The Eagles won’t be the first team that takes a safety.

In fact, they may not get around to shoring up that position until the third day of the draft.In my Eagles mock draft 2.0 I had the them selecting Lenoir-Rhyne’s Kyle Dugger in the second round.

It could still happen, or maybe Minnesota’s Antoine Winfield is in play with their second-round selection, at No. 53.

No matter who they take – or if they take anybody at all – it likely won’t be Alabama’s Xavier McKinney or LSU’s Grant Delpit.

They are considered to be the top two players at their position entering the draft and will likely be gone in the first round or early in the second round at the latest.

Three third-day options for the Eagles could be Kenny Robinson, Clemson’s K’Von Wallace or Louisiana Tech’s L’Jarius Sneed.

Robinson is an interesting prospect in that he was kicked out of West Virginia University in an academic fraud scandal, was unable to enter the transfer portal, so he went into the XFL, picking up valuable experience in a league that had many former NFL players.

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There are some new pieces added to the roster and there are some pieces re-signed with roles that very well could change in the 2020 Eagles season. An always-fluid situation, the roster is a changing document that is altered, in one way or another, almost every day for the remainder of the year.

With that in mind, it’s time to get caught up on names, jersey numbers, and roles for the players added and re-signed since the pre-free agency period began. The Eagles certainly have been busy …

Darius Slay, CB, No. 24

Acquired in a trade with Detroit, Darius Slay brings his “big play” mentality and on-field swagger to a defense in need of exactly that. He’s wearing jersey No. 24, he said, in honor of former Lower Merion High School (suburban Philadelphia) and Los Angeles Lakers all-timer Kobe Bryant, a huge Eagles fan who was tragically killed in a helicopter crash in late January. Slay has been selected to three consecutive Pro Bowls, he’s still only 29, and he upgrades the talent level and performance level of a cornerback group that last season gave up too many big plays in the passing game. He’s an immediate starter and Slay becomes the focal point of a revamped secondary.

Javon Hargrave, DT, No. 93

The Eagles made Javon Hargrave the focal point of an early push in free agency as he brings a perfect skill set to a defensive tackle group that is deep and talented. Whether Hargrave starts or not, he’s going to play a lot next to Fletcher Cox and Malik Jackson. The Eagles think that in this scheme, which asks defensive linemen to get up the field, Hargrave will thrive after playing in Pittsburgh’s 3-4 front as a nose tackle for four seasons. Hargrave adds versatility, power, and production up front.

Will Parks, S, No. 28

A Philadelphia native, Will Parks returns to play with the Eagles as a hybrid safety. So, what does that mean, exactly? It means the Eagles plan on seeing how the fast and aggressive Parks fits in as a deep safety and then how he works out in some of the subpackages within the defense. The Eagles think that Parks is going to allow the secondary to win with a variety of personnel on the field – Kansas City’s defense won the Super Bowl using four cornerbacks on the field at one time, with Tyrann Mathieu serving in that hybrid role, so Parks has a chance to win some playing time in what should be a highly competitive secondary.

Jatavis Brown, LB, No. 53

With his speed and coverage ability, Jatavis Brown adds to the mix in a linebacker room that includes Nathan Gerry, T.J. Edwards, Authentic Duke Riley Jersey, and Alex Singleton. The Eagles think that Brown will fit in with his speed and versatility on the weak side, but he will get a look across the board. Brown had a strong first three seasons with the Chargers before his playing time tailed off in 2019. He has a fresh start with the Eagles and an open competition will take place for playing time in the summer.

Nickell Robey-Coleman, CB, 31

A high-level performer the last few seasons with the Rams, Authentic Nickell Robey-Coleman Jersey gives the Eagles another option in the nickel cornerback role. He’s not a big guy at 5-8, 180 pounds, but Robey-Coleman is tenacious, he’s fast, and he’s a versatile athlete. The Eagles will see how it plays out at the nickel spot as they have Robey-Coleman, Cre’Von LeBlanc, and Avonte Maddox, who could end up on the outside, capable of playing very well in the role. The Eagles can give receivers and tight ends a lot of different looks with the versatility they’re creating in the secondary.

Jalen Mills, DB, No. 21

Listed now as a defensive back after playing cornerback for four seasons, Jalen Mills says he’s ready for any kind of role the Eagles have in mind for him. Most people are now calling him a safety, but that may not be technically true, as Mills could have a variety of roles within the secondary. For now, the “defensive back” label is more accurate. He’s got a new jersey number and a new, expanded role that will ask him to move inside and support the run and also line up in pass coverage over tight ends and slot receivers.

Rodney McLeod, S, No. 23

Not a whole lot is going to change for Authentic Rodney McLeod Jersey other than he’s going to be asked to be a more vocal leader with Malcolm Jenkins gone. McLeod is the senior executive of the defensive backfield now. He’s a full season removed from the knee injury that ended his 2018 campaign and McLeod is going to be in charge of lining up a lot of moving parts. But for the most part, it’s the same role for McLeod, although you may see him in more interviews through the course of the season. He will be a go-to player for the media.

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Authentic Hassan Ridgeway Jersey is going to have to earn his playing time in a very talented group at defensive tackle, but he projects as a fourth player in the rotation and an excellent fit at that. The Eagles acquired Ridgeway last spring, sending a seventh-round draft pick to the Colts. He’s got some explosiveness and power and the Eagles feel like he was coming on in 2019 before suffering a season-ending ankle injury in October. Ridgeway has another chance to gain time this year in the rotation.

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Saying he has “unfinished business” in Philadelphia, Authentic Nate Sudfeld Jersey signed a one-year deal to return to the Eagles and remain in the quarterback room with Carson Wentz and Kyle Lauletta. Sudfeld will compete for the No. 2 job behind Wentz when the team gets back on the field. The Eagles will have room to add a veteran quarterback to the mix, or draft a developmental player in April. The key for Sudfeld is to stay healthy and let it rip when the players are on the field in the summer. He knows the system, he’s abundantly confident in his ability, and Sudfeld will get his reps in the preseason.

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The Eagles are bringing back rotational defensive tackle Hassan Ridgeway on a one-year contract, the team announced on Monday morning.

Ridgeway, 25, was a productive player for the Eagles in 2019 before he went down with an ankle injury in October.

The deal between the Eagles and Ridgeway was reached before the NFL’s negotiating period began. So the Eagles locked up Ridgeway before he was able to negotiate with other teams. Terms of the one-year deal were not immediately known, but the contract won’t be an expensive one.

The idea to bring Ridgeway back makes plenty of sense. He’s a young, rotational player with upside. The Eagles traded a 2019 seventh-round pick to the Colts during last year’s draft to bring Ridgeway in.

Ridgeway will be the Eagles’ third defensive tackle, a rotational piece behind Fletcher Cox and Malik Jackson. This might also mean the end of Tim Jernigan’s time in Philadelphia as he’s set to become a free agent in a couple days.

In addition to Cox, Jackson and Ridgeway, the Eagles also have Bruce Hector, Anthony Rush and Authentic Albert Huggins Jersey as DTs on the roster.

In seven games with the Eagles in 2019, Ridgeway started 5, had 8 tackles, 2 sacks and 4 QB hits. He took over as a starter after Jackson and then Jernigan went down. He started against the Lions, Packers, Jets, Vikings and Cowboys and played well before he suffered an injury of his own.

Ridgeway was originally a 2016 fourth-round pick of the Colts out of Texas. In three years, with the Colts, he played in 34 games with six starts and had 4 1/2 sacks.

We have a long way to go before the start of the 2020 season but we have some jersey number updates from the Eagles.

Most of these new numbers are for new players, but Authentic Jalen Mills Jersey is also switching out of the number he’s worn for the first four years of his career.

Here they are in numerical order:
Jalen Mills: 21

Mills spent the first four years of his career in No. 31. But his rookie contract is over and he’s returning as a safety in 2020. So new position, new number.

“It’s just recreating myself,” Mills said this week. “Recreating that Green Goblin, that monster. It’s a new position, it’s a new feel, and it’s going to be new energy.”

Mills said he admires guys like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, who each changed their jersey numbers throughout their NBA careers.

The No. 21 became available after Ronald Darby left in free agency to head to Washington. Darby wore 41 back in 2017 when he arrived in a training camp trade; Patrick Robinson had the 21 on his one-year deal.

Complete Eagles history at 21: James Zyntell, Les Maynard, Paul Cuba, John Kusko, Herschel Stockton, Allison White, Chuck Cherundolo, William Boedeker, Al Pollard, Jim Carr, Joe Scarpati, Ray Jones, Jackie Allen, Wes Chesson, Al Clark, John Sciarra, Evan Cooper, Eric Allen, Bobby Taylor, Matt Ware, William James, Joselio Hanson, David Sims, Roc Carmichael, Jerome Couplin, Leodis McKelvin, Patrick Robinson, Ronald Darby
Darius Slay: 24

In Detroit, Slay wore No. 30 during his rookie season back in 2013 but had the No. 23 in the next six years. But in Philly, Rodney McLeod has 23, so Slay is happily changing to 24 to honor the late Kobe Bryant.

“I’m going Kobe mode,” Slay said. “Black mamba. Rest in peace to the One of my favorite players. I will look good in 24.”

Last season, Jordan Howard wore the No. 24 during his one-year stint with the Eagles.

Complete Eagles history at 24: Howard Auer, Joe Carpe, Dick Lachman, Jack Knapper, Herman Bassman, Joe Pilconis, Rabbit Keen, Bill Schneller, Dom Moselle, George Taliaferro, Don Schaefer, Nate Ramsey, Artimus Parker, Henry Monroe, Zac Henderson, Ray Ellis, Russell Gary, Reggie Brown, Alan Reid, Alan Dial, Corey Barlow, Tim McTyer, Darnell Autry, Rod Smart, Blaine Bishop, Sheldon Brown, Joique Bell, Brandon Hughes, Nnadmi Asomugha, Bradley Fletcher, Ryan Mathews, Corey Graham, Jordan Howard
Will Parks: 28

During the first four years of his NFL career, Parks wore No. 34 in Denver as a sixth-round pick. But that number is owned by Cre’Von LeBlanc in Philly.

So Parks will hop into the No. 28 that was vacant for most of last year until Jay Ajayi was signed during the season.

Complete Eagles history at 28: Dick Thornton, Guy Turnbow, Algy Clark, Joe Pilconis, Max Padlow, J. “Stumpy” Thomason, Harry Klopenburg, Ray Keeling, Bob Jackson, Paul Dudley, Jim Gray, Bill Bradley, Lou Rash, Greg Harding, Don Griffin, Mel Gray, Clarence Love, Amp Lee, Correll Buckhalter, Ramzee Robinson, Marlin Jackson, Dion Lewis, Earl Wolff, Wendell Smallwood, Jay Ajayi
Nickell Robey-Coleman: 31

As an undrafted player, Authentic Nickell Robey-Coleman Jersey came into the league and wore No. 37 for his first three seasons in Buffalo before he got a big-time improvement and took over 21 in 2015. For the last three seasons, he wore 23 with the Rams but that’s taken by McLeod here.

So he’ll be in the 31 that Mills wore for the last four years.

Complete Eagles history at 31: Joe Carter, Tom Graham, Irv Kupcinet, William Brian, Bob Masters, Emmett Mortell, Jerry Ginney, Phil Ragazzo, Jim Castiglia, Ted Williams, Art Macioszczyk, Dan Sandifer, Ebert Van Buren, Ron Goodwin, Tom Bailey, Wilbert Montgomery, Troy West, Tyrone Jones, Brian O’Neal, Derrick Witherspoon, Al Harris, Daryon Brutley, Dexter Wynn, Ellis Hobbs, Curtis Marsh, Shaun Prater, Byron Maxwell, Jalen Mills
Trevor Williams: 41

You might have forgotten the Eagles signed Authentic Trevor Williams Jersey back in January, but the cornerback and Penn State product has 39 NFL games and 27 starts to his name with the Chargers and Cardinals.

He has previously worn 42, 24 and 22.

Complete Eagles history at 41: Ted Schmitt, Foster Watkins, Buist Warren, Gil Steinke, Frank Ziegler, Jerry Norton, Bob Freeman, Howard Cassady, Harry Wilson, Richard Harvey, Randy Logan, Earnest Jackson, Keith Byars, Alvin Ross, Fred McCrary, Johnny Thomas, William Hampton, Thomas Tapeh, Stephen Spach, Tanard Davis, Antoine Harris, Jarrad Page, Emil Igwenagu, Randall Evans, Ronald Darby, De’Vante Bausby
Authentic Jatavis Brown Jersey: 53

Everyone pretty much understood that Nigel Bradham wasn’t going to return to the Eagles in 2020 but now they went ahead and gave his number away. Bradham wore 53 for the last four seasons in Philly.

During his first four NFL seasons with the Chargers, Brown was No. 57 but that’s occupied in Philly by second-year linebacker T.J. Edwards.

Complete Eagles history at 53: Walt Masters, Alex Wojciechowicz, Ken Farragut, Bob Pellegrini, John Simerson, Bob Butler, Harold Wells, Fred Whittingham, Dick Absher, Dennis Franks, Fred Smalls, Jody Schulz, Dwayne Jiles, Maurice Henry, Ivan Caesar, John Roper, Bill Romanowski, N.D. Kalu, Hugh Douglas, Mark Simoneau, Moise Fokou, Ryan Rau, Najee Goode, Nigel Bradham
Javon Hargrave: 93

Not long after news broke that Tim Jernigan was heading to Houston, Hargrave got his jersey number.

A switch was necessary for Hargrave, who wore 79 during his first four seasons in the NFL with the Steelers. The Eagles already have a No. 79 who is pretty good in right guard Brandon Brooks. And Hargrave wore 97 in college but that number in Philly is owned by Malik Jackson.

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Defensive linemen generally like the idea of playing for the Eagles, in a system that prioritizes getting after the quarterback.

So it is with Authentic Javon Hargrave Jersey, formerly the nose tackle in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 3-4 system, who envisions being set free as a defensive tackle playing alongside Fletcher Cox in an aggressive 4-3 setup.

“The Eagles’ [system] is more of a ‘get upfield.’ That’s kind of how I came into the league, from college,” said Hargrave, who was a third-round Steelers pick in 2016 from South Carolina State. “It’s a lot more exciting. It’s every D-lineman’s dream to play in a system like this.”

Hargrave managed four sacks and 49 pressures last season in Pittsburgh, even though 3-4 nose tackles generally plug gaps so linebackers can get after quarterbacks. Pro Football Focus rated him eighth among interior defensive linemen.

“I make plays,” Hargrave told a conference call with reporters. “I get off the ball and I get upfield.”

Last week, Hargrave was the first free agent to agree to terms with the Eagles, who gave him $39 million over three years. This was a reflection of how much they value pressure up the middle, and how much they want to ensure a strong presence next to Fletcher Cox. Last year’s flashy defensive tackle signing was Malik Jackson, at three years and $30 million, for that same purpose. Jackson suffered a Lisfranc tear in the season opener and missed the rest of the year.

When Hargrave, 6-foot-2, 305, hit free agency, the Eagles were “the most interested team,” he said. In 2016, they had been one of four teams to work him out at S.C. State’s pro day, and the Eagles considered taking Hargrave with the third-round pick (79th overall) that they used on left guard Isaac Seumalo. Hargrave went to Pittsburgh 10 slots later. The Steelers always have talented defensive lines, and Hargrave said he sees parallels.

“A lotta ‘dawgs’ on that line,” Hargrave said of the Eagles. “It’s like I’m back at home, with a bunch of dawgs, ready to eat. I just love when you’ve got a lot of great players around, it really ups your game, it helps you get better as a football player.”

Asked about Cox, Hargrave said, “I pretty much know he’s going to get most of the attention” from blockers.

It’s unclear when teams will convene, or if there will be OTAs or minicamp. Asked about integrating himself into defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz’s system, Hargrave said, “I wouldn’t say it’ll be harder, it’s just going to be a little longer” to feel comfortable. “I’m a fast learner,” he said. “I know a lot about Jim Schwartz.”

Hargrave said that during the coronavirus crisis, he has been “working on a lot of stuff in my apartment,” including an exercise bike and weights, since he can’t go to a training facility.

Hargrave said he was All-Rowan County (N.C.) as a basketball player at North Rowan High, “a poor man’s Zion Williamson … I just bullied everybody and got every rebound. I just couldn’t jump like Zion does.”

Hargrave recalled his pro day workout for the Eagles, how he told friends and family he thought he might end up in Philadelphia.

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We all know the Eagles’ top two needs this offseason are wide receiver and cornerback but because those needs are so pressing, we’ve all lost sight of another pretty big one.

The Eagles need some help at defensive end.

Sure, the Birds will bring back Brandon Graham and Derek Barnett, their two starters, for the 2020 season but neither of those guys are elite. Graham is on the wrong side of 30 and Barnett has been solid but hasn’t lived up to his draft status.

After those two? Vinny Curry is set to be a free agent, so their top rotational players are Authentic Josh Sweat Jersey, Authentic Shareef Miller Jersey, Authentic Genard Avery Jersey and Authentic Joe Ostman Jersey.

The Eagles might be in the market for some defensive end help this offseason and they’ll have a few options.

We have a long way to go before the start of the 2020 season but we have some jersey number updates from the Eagles.

Most of these new numbers are for new players, but Jalen Mills is also switching out of the number he’s worn for the first four years of his career.

Here they are in numerical order:
Authentic Jalen Mills Jersey: 21

Mills spent the first four years of his career in No. 31. But his rookie contract is over and he’s returning as a safety in 2020. So new position, new number.

“It’s just recreating myself,” Mills said this week. “Recreating that Green Goblin, that monster. It’s a new position, it’s a new feel, and it’s going to be new energy.”

Mills said he admires guys like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, who each changed their jersey numbers throughout their NBA careers.

The No. 21 became available after Ronald Darby left in free agency to head to Washington. Darby wore 41 back in 2017 when he arrived in a training camp trade; Patrick Robinson had the 21 on his one-year deal.

Complete Eagles history at 21: James Zyntell, Les Maynard, Paul Cuba, John Kusko, Herschel Stockton, Allison White, Chuck Cherundolo, William Boedeker, Al Pollard, Jim Carr, Joe Scarpati, Ray Jones, Jackie Allen, Wes Chesson, Al Clark, John Sciarra, Evan Cooper, Eric Allen, Bobby Taylor, Matt Ware, William James, Joselio Hanson, David Sims, Roc Carmichael, Jerome Couplin, Leodis McKelvin, Patrick Robinson, Ronald Darby
Darius Slay: 24

In Detroit, Slay wore No. 30 during his rookie season back in 2013 but had the No. 23 in the next six years. But in Philly, Rodney McLeod has 23, so Slay is happily changing to 24 to honor the late Kobe Bryant.

“I’m going Kobe mode,” Slay said. “Black mamba. Rest in peace to the One of my favorite players. I will look good in 24.”

Last season, Jordan Howard wore the No. 24 during his one-year stint with the Eagles.

Complete Eagles history at 24: Howard Auer, Joe Carpe, Dick Lachman, Jack Knapper, Herman Bassman, Joe Pilconis, Rabbit Keen, Bill Schneller, Dom Moselle, George Taliaferro, Don Schaefer, Nate Ramsey, Artimus Parker, Henry Monroe, Zac Henderson, Ray Ellis, Russell Gary, Reggie Brown, Alan Reid, Alan Dial, Corey Barlow, Tim McTyer, Darnell Autry, Rod Smart, Blaine Bishop, Sheldon Brown, Joique Bell, Brandon Hughes, Nnadmi Asomugha, Bradley Fletcher, Ryan Mathews, Corey Graham, Jordan Howard
Will Parks: 28

During the first four years of his NFL career, Parks wore No. 34 in Denver as a sixth-round pick. But that number is owned by Cre’Von LeBlanc in Philly.

So Parks will hop into the No. 28 that was vacant for most of last year until Jay Ajayi was signed during the season.

Complete Eagles history at 28: Dick Thornton, Guy Turnbow, Algy Clark, Joe Pilconis, Max Padlow, J. “Stumpy” Thomason, Harry Klopenburg, Ray Keeling, Bob Jackson, Paul Dudley, Jim Gray, Bill Bradley, Lou Rash, Greg Harding, Don Griffin, Mel Gray, Clarence Love, Amp Lee, Correll Buckhalter, Ramzee Robinson, Marlin Jackson, Dion Lewis, Earl Wolff, Wendell Smallwood, Jay Ajayi
Nickell Robey-Coleman: 31

As an undrafted player, Robey-Coleman came into the league and wore No. 37 for his first three seasons in Buffalo before he got a big-time improvement and took over 21 in 2015. For the last three seasons, he wore 23 with the Rams but that’s taken by McLeod here.

So he’ll be in the 31 that Mills wore for the last four years.

Complete Eagles history at 31: Joe Carter, Tom Graham, Irv Kupcinet, William Brian, Bob Masters, Emmett Mortell, Jerry Ginney, Phil Ragazzo, Jim Castiglia, Ted Williams, Art Macioszczyk, Dan Sandifer, Ebert Van Buren, Ron Goodwin, Tom Bailey, Wilbert Montgomery, Troy West, Tyrone Jones, Brian O’Neal, Derrick Witherspoon, Al Harris, Daryon Brutley, Dexter Wynn, Ellis Hobbs, Curtis Marsh, Shaun Prater, Byron Maxwell, Jalen Mills
Trevor Williams: 41

You might have forgotten the Eagles signed Williams back in January, but the cornerback and Penn State product has 39 NFL games and 27 starts to his name with the Chargers and Cardinals.

He has previously worn 42, 24 and 22.

Complete Eagles history at 41: Ted Schmitt, Foster Watkins, Buist Warren, Gil Steinke, Frank Ziegler, Jerry Norton, Bob Freeman, Howard Cassady, Harry Wilson, Richard Harvey, Randy Logan, Earnest Jackson, Keith Byars, Alvin Ross, Fred McCrary, Johnny Thomas, William Hampton, Thomas Tapeh, Stephen Spach, Tanard Davis, Antoine Harris, Jarrad Page, Emil Igwenagu, Randall Evans, Ronald Darby, De’Vante Bausby
Jatavis Brown: 53

Everyone pretty much understood that Nigel Bradham wasn’t going to return to the Eagles in 2020 but now they went ahead and gave his number away. Bradham wore 53 for the last four seasons in Philly.

During his first four NFL seasons with the Chargers, Brown was No. 57 but that’s occupied in Philly by second-year linebacker T.J. Edwards.

Complete Eagles history at 53: Walt Masters, Alex Wojciechowicz, Ken Farragut, Bob Pellegrini, John Simerson, Bob Butler, Harold Wells, Fred Whittingham, Dick Absher, Dennis Franks, Fred Smalls, Jody Schulz, Dwayne Jiles, Maurice Henry, Ivan Caesar, John Roper, Bill Romanowski, N.D. Kalu, Hugh Douglas, Mark Simoneau, Moise Fokou, Ryan Rau, Najee Goode, Nigel Bradham
Javon Hargrave: 93

Not long after news broke that Tim Jernigan was heading to Houston, Hargrave got his jersey number.

A switch was necessary for Hargrave, who wore 79 during his first four seasons in the NFL with the Steelers. The Eagles already have a No. 79 who is pretty good in right guard Brandon Brooks. And Hargrave wore 97 in college but that number in Philly is owned by Malik Jackson.

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Starter: Zach Ertz
Backups: Dallas Goedert, Josh Perkins, Authentic Alex Ellis Jersey

Ertz and Goedert were both top 10 fantasy tight ends in 2019, and it’s hard to believe that could be the case in 2020. Ertz has led the team in targets for two straight seasons and should have top 10 upside next season, but Goedert should take a step back with Jackson and Jeffery in better shape.

The Eagles addressed their weaknesses on defense in free agency, but still need more offensive firepower. We break down the potential fantasy football impact of the players on their current roster.

NFL free agency started on March 18th, but technically does not end until the end of the season. However, after a firehose of news the first week, and another run the second week, things quiet down to a trickle. There are still big names out there, but it’s going to take some time to get them signed, sealed and delivered.

With that in mind, it’s time to take a look at where teams stand after the early rush of free agency and what it means for fantasy football. We’re going to take a look at the skill positions, breaking down what the starting lineup and reserves will look like to assess fantasy value heading into August drafts.

Today, we’re taking a look at the Philadelphia Eagles. Philadelphia has focused on fortifying its defense so far this offseason. It lost Malcolm Jenkins but traded for Darius Slay and signed Nickell Robey-Coleman in hopes of keeping the secondary sturdy. The Eagles also added to their fearsome defensive line by signing Javon Hargrave for three years. They returned backup quarterback Nate Sudfeld, but the offense could use a lot more firepower.
Quarterback

Starter: Carson Wentz
Backups: Nate Sudfeld, Kyle Lauletta

Wentz was QB10 in standard and PPR leagues last year, throwing for 4,039 yards and 27 touchdowns without a consistent receiving corps. Getting DeSean Jackson back and adding more depth out wide through the draft should help Wentz perform at the same level or better in 2020. He put together the second complete season of his career and has the potential to crack the top five in passing yards.

Sanders is in for a big year. He was RB15 while finishing outside of the top 20 in carries (179) as a rookie. He has the kind of versatility that makes running backs like Christian McCaffrey, Alvin Kamara, Dalvin Cook, and others so dangerous.

He racked up 818 rushing yards and 509 rushing yards with six total touchdowns while splitting work with Jordan Howard, who has since signed with the Miami Dolphins. Philadelphia wants to add more depth to its backfield, but expect Sanders to be the feature back and become a top 10 fantasy running back in 2020.