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2016 NFL Free Agency list includes 11 Philadelphia Eagles players

Who should the Eagles bring back?

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We know where the Philadelphia Eagles will pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. We know which opponents the Eagles will play during the 2016 NFL regular season schedule. We also know which Eagles players will be free agents when the new league year starts in March. We just don't know for sure which one will be back or not.

The Eagles have a total of 11 players scheduled to enter free agency. Quarterback Sam Bradford is obviously the biggest name. Do the Eagles really feel comfortable giving him a long-term extension? Does Bradford even want to be back? There a lot of question marks surrounding his situation. Defensive end Vinny Curry is also a key player to watch given his pass rush abilities. For what it's worth, multiple reports indicate the Eagles have already stared negotiating with Curry.

Philadelphia will have make decisions on a few other players who also played key roles in 2015. Starting defensive backs Nolan Carroll and Walter Thurmond could hit the market. Starting defensive end Cedric Thornton might be headed out if the Eagles switch back to the a 4-3. The Eagles have some decisions to make on depth players such as E.J. Biggers, Seyi Ajirotutu, Najee Goode, etc.

The Eagles can sign some of these players before the new league year begins in March, but they likely won't sign all of them. Who should stay or go?

The unrestricted free agents are free to sign with any team if their contract expires at the start of the new league year in March. The Eagles own the rights to their restricted and exclusive rights free agents if they want to keep them.

2016 NFL free agency is officially scheduled to start on March 15 at 4:00 PM EST. That's 70 days away from the time of this post.

Unrestricted free agents

WR Seyi Ajirotutu

CB E.J. Biggers

QB Sam Bradford

CB Nolan Carroll

DE Vinny Curry

LB Najee Goode

QB Thad Lewis

DE Cedric Thornton

S Walter Thurmond

Restricted free agents

C David Molk

OG Matt Tobin

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