By Geoffrey Knox
The Philadelphia Eagles, while trimming salaries to get under the cap, could still be players during the NFL Free Agency period. Might a Patriots linebacker make sense?
If you’re hearing what we’re hearing, you’re finding out that there’s a possibility that the Philadelphia Eagles might not bring linebacker Nigel Bradham back for the 2018 season. As disappointing as that is for some Eagles fans, we all understand the nature of the business. Bradha stepped up following injuries to Joe Walker and Jordan Hicks. By the end of the season, he became the guy defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz relied on to relay play calls in the defensive huddle. If he’s gone, the Eagles have an immediate need at linebacker.
Might they address this need during the NFL Free Agency period?
Could Marquis Flowers be considered as a serious option?
After spending his first three seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals, linebacker Marquis Flowers spent his last season with the Super Bowl runner-up New England Patriots. His career’s produced 47 tackles, 3.5 sacks and a forced fumble (mostly in reserve and special teams roles). With a stat line like that, you’re probably wondering why he’d be a serious consideration for the Eagles...