Sep 30, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Giants strong safety Kenny Phillips (21) reacts after suffering an injury during the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Mills/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Eagles Sign Kenny Phillips, Cary Williams


When the Philadelphia Eagles made the decision to release Nnamdi Asomugha and allow Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, they lost their two starting cornerbacks and were in obvious need of plugging the holes in their secondary. On Thursday afternoon, the Eagles added two talented players to the defensive backfield when they announced back-to-back signings.

Per Mike Garafolo of USA Today:

Phillips was signed to a one-year deal, while Williams was signed to a three-year contract worth $17 million.

Both players came at a relatively affordable price and could be key contributors from day one in Philadelphia. The roster is undergoing a makeover, but it is nice to see the team going after players at a bargain price rather than making major big money splashes like back in their “Dream Team” days.

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