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Eagles host NFL free agent offensive lineman on a visit in Philadelphia, per report

This is interesting.

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The Eagles might not be done with NFL free agency after all. The Birds hosted free agent offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski on a visit in Philadelphia on Thursday, according to a report from NFL insider Ian Rapoport.

This is an interesting visit because Wisniewski has played center for most of his NFL career. After being selected by the Oakland Raiders in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft, he started at left guard as a rookie before being moved to the center of the offensive line. The Penn State alumnus started 61 games with Oakland over four seasons before signing a one-year, $2.25 million deal with the Jaguars last offseason. Wisniewski started all 16 games for Jacksonville in 2015.

Philadelphia doesn't need a new starting center with Jason Kelce in place, but they do need to add depth at the position. Former backup center David Molk retired this offseason and Kelce struggled last year. Adding an experienced and versatile guy like Wisniewski would bolster the team's offensive line depth. Maybe Wisniewski could even compete for the starting job at left guard, which is currently vacant.

The fact that the Eagles had Wisniewski in for a visit shows some serious interest. He's visited some other NFL teams this offseason, including the Steelers, so we'll eventually see where Wisniewski decides to sign.

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