Philadelphia Eagles Sign Five Players in Free Agency

March 13, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed five players within the first few hours of free agency, adding fullback/tight end James Casey from the Houston Texans, cornerback Bradley Fletcher from the St. Louis Rams, defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga from the San Francisco 49ers, safety Patrick Chung from the New England Patriots and linebacker Jason Phillips from the Carolina Panthers. 
1) James Casey, 28, is known for his versatility, something new head coach Chip Kelly desperately seeks in his offensive players. Casey can play fullback or tight end. 
In 2012, Casey played in all 16 games and registered 34 catches for 330 yards and three touchdowns. He was named to the USA Today All-Joe team following the season. 
He will likely be the backup to Brent Celek. It's unknown what the role of Clay Harbor will be in the 2013 offense. 
2) Bradley Fletcher, 26, is one of the more under-the-radar free-agent cornerbacks, but he's had some success with the Rams....

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