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Eagles officially re-sign Paul Worrilow

Huge.

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles-OTA Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: The Eagles officially announced they’ve re-signed Paul Worrilow. Original story below.

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The Philadelphia Eagles plan to re-sign impending free agent linebacker Paul Worrilow to a one-year contract, according to a report from BGN alumnus Mike Kaye. The deal is likely for the veteran minimum.

Worrilow — a Wilmington, Delaware native — originally signed with the Eagles in April 2018. Philadelphia brought him in to be a versatile backup linebacker who can also also contribute on special teams.

Unfortunately for Worrilow, he suffered an ACL tear during the Eagles’ first OTA practice on May 22. The Eagles placed Worrilow on injured reserve and he remained there for the entire 2018 season.

It makes sense that the Eagles would bring the 28-year-old Worrilow back considering linebackers Jordan Hicks, D.J. Alexander, and LaRoy Reynolds are currently set to be free agents in March. Worrilow will have a chance to compete for a spot on the Eagles’ 2019 53-man roster.

Here’s how Bleeding Green Nation readers voted when recently asked if the Eagles should keep Worrilow (and other impending free agents):

And here’s an updated list of the Eagles’ 2019 free agents:

2019 Eagles Free Agents

Player Position Type
Player Position Type
Nick Foles* QB Option
Brandon Graham DE UFA
Golden Tate WR UFA
Haloti Ngata DT UFA
Chance Warmack OG UFA
Chris Maragos S UFA
Mike Wallace WR UFA
Corey Graham S UFA
Darren Sproles RB UFA
Ronald Darby CB UFA
Richard Rodgers TE UFA
Paul Worrilow LB RE-SIGNED
LaRoy Reynolds LB UFA
Jordan Matthews WR UFA
Jordan Hicks LB UFA
Jay Ajayi RB UFA
D.J. Alexander LB UFA
Rick Lovato LS UFA
Nate Sudfeld QB RFA
Jake Elliott K ERFA