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The Linc - Eagles drawing praise for early free agent moves

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NFL free agency 2013: Day one winners | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
Less than two years ago, the Eagles made big splash after big splash in free agency, moves that yielded a 12-20 record and resulted in the firing of head coach Andy Reid. General manager Howie Roseman has clearly learned the lesson and, with the team moving to a 3-4 defense, made a quartet of defensive signings to fit the scheme.

Versatile James Casey should help Eagles - NFC East Blog - ESPN
The idea of someone like Casey, who can function as a blocker, a receiver out of the backfield or a tight end, has to seem exciting to a coach who likes to experiment and stay as multiple as possible on offense. Kelly will want options, and having an H-back or "joker" type of player available to Michael Vick (or whoever the quarterback ends up being this year or down the road) can only help with that.

NFL free agency: Five under-the-radar moves I like -
Not all the players can get huge deals in free agency. Here's five lesser signings that I liked. (Bradley Fletcher among them)

Terron Armstead, Barrett Jones among potential NFL draft steals -
By this point in the year, many of us have become quite familiar with the big-name prospects, the Luke Joeckels and Eric Fishers of the world who project as first-round picks and immediate-impact rookies. But what about the guys who aren't being talked about? What about the firmly under-the-radar prospects who are likely to be picked in the second and third rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft?

Draft a QB? Eagles still aren't done evaluating arms | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
The Eagles filled some holes Tuesday during an evening spending spree that netted five free agents, but questions remain about one position that seems unsettled. Even with five quarterbacks on the roster, including assumed starter Michael Vick, new coach Chip Kelly didn’t shoot down the theory of adding another arm into the mix in next month’s draft.

Dallas Reynolds the big winner in performance payouts | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Dallas Reynolds, Kurt Coleman and Dennis Kelly –- late-round picks and undrafted players who were starters for most of 2012 -– are the Eagles’ biggest winners in the NFL’s performance-based pay distribution payouts.

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