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Eagles sign Sean Jones to 1 year deal


The Eagles have announced that they've signed safety Sean Jones to a one year deal.

After having two big seasons in 2006 and 2007, Jones likely thought he'd be fielding big offers this offseason. But after a injury plauged 2008 it doesn't appear that he found the market he expected. It's likely that he signed a one year deal with the Eagles as a chance to prove himself on a high profile team. Of course, I'm just speculating here.

The Eagles obviously get a solid veteran safety to help mitigate the loss of Brian Dawkins.

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"It feels great," Jones said at the press conference. "Philly has great tradition here. The fans demand the team to win and I’m very excited to be here and be a part of this organization. I want to thank  coach (Andy) Reid for giving me the opportunity to come and showcase my talent.”

" I like to come down in the box and hit you," Jones said.  "At the same time, I’m a ballhawk. I am going to try to implement both of those parts of my game here."