Eagles Should Keep Jason Babin, But Will Let Him Walk

March 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jason Babin has received a contract offer from the Tennessee Titans to the tune of one year worth $1 million, but isn't a Titan just yet. He is an unrestricted free agent (technically), but the Eagles were savvy enough to work a clause into his contract that, for all intents and purposes, makes him a restricted free agent with a right of first refusal.

The Eagles now have seven days to match the Titans' offer, just as the Saints were given a seven-day window to match an offer the Eagles gave to restricted free agent Mike Bell.

And according to Philly.com, the Eagles will not be matching the offer Babin received from the Titans, which will allow him to join Tennessee. But with the lack of depth at defensive end, why not bring Babin back at such a low contract number?

Many in Philly aren't exactly high on Babin, but I liked what I saw from him. He's a tough, hard-nosed guy who isn't afraid to get into it with an offensive lineman and slap him around as much as ...

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