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LB Barwin And Eagles Agree On A Six-Year Deal

The Eagles added some much needed muscle and attitude to their linebacking core on Thursday, coming to terms on a six-year deal with LB Connor Barwin.

In four seasons with the Houston Texans, Barwin, 6-4, 268, registered 109 tackles, 19 sacks, two fumble recoveries and 16 passes defensed.

A second-round draft pick (46th overall) of the Texans in 2009, Barwin, 26, played in 109 games (82 starts) and is second on the Texans’ all-time sacks record.

He shifted to outside linebacker from defensive end following the 2010 season and responded to the move with a team-high 11.5 sacks in 2011, which ranked third in the AFC.

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  1. tval

    March 14, 2013 at 11:20 pm

    cldnt be happier with the direction chip is taking the team. having all out competitors combined with the unique talent on offense and d line depth, talent, youth and potential. this is exciting what a ‘new’ voice might get across that an old head couldnt! now go sign andre smith at rt. draft star (way better than jean-francois) and matt elam (way better than coleman) we could be the surprise of the season

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