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Free Agency day one: What we know so far

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I'm just going to try to wrap up what we know so far in regards to the Eagles' activities.

Julius Pepper's agent said that the Eagles made him an offer, but Peppers has reportedly decided to sign with the Chicago Bears. Bears' coach Lovie Smith flew down to pick up Peppers at midnight. Chicago will reportedly pay Peppers $40 million over the first 3 years of a 6 year deal that will total $72 million!

A report said that the Eagles showed some interest in Titans DE Kyle Vanden Bosch immediately after midnight, but as with Peppers the coach of the Detroit Lions flew down to Tennessee and knocked on the pro bowler's door at midnight. Vanden Bosch signed a $26 million deal with the Lions that will reportedly pay him $10 million in the first year. He had 3 sacks last year...

The third big name DE on the market is Aaron Kampman, and yet again the Eagles have been linked with him throughout the day. Jay Glazer first reported that Kampman was on his way to Philadelphia for a visit, but later retracted the report. Several sources have confirmed that the Eagles have at least spoken with Kampman, so there's still a chance that something could happen. Kampman tore his ACL in week 11 of last season.

As for the Eagles own free agents, Leonard Weaver agreed to a new 3 year deal that makes him the highest paid full back in the league. Apparently Jason Babin has drawn the interest of the Washington Redskins.

At this point it seems clear that the Eagles were in the market for a free agent pass rusher but have so far come up empty handed. There was some speculation that the Eagles might look to sign a safety in free agency, but so far they've shown no interest in any of the safeties out there.

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