Najee Goode

Eagles won't be major players in free agency

Eagles won't be major players in free agency

Other than trying to prevent some of their players from hitting the market in the first place, don’t expect the Philadelphia Eagles to be very active in the free-agent market this year.

For one, they just don’t have their usual surplus of cash to spend under the NFL salary cap.

For another, they just don’t have the need.

There will be signings, for sure, but none will be on the magnitude of the high-end shopping spree that last year netted them a pair of starting wide receivers (Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith), a starting running back (LeGarrette Blount) and valuable defensive pieces Chris Long and Patrick Robinson before they traded for more top-end talent in DT Tim...