If there’s one thing that free agency has taught us so far, it’s that the Seahawks defense is in high demand.
At about 4:30 AM Pacific time, NFL reporter Adam Caplan tweeted that the Philadelphia Eagles will sign former Seahawks safety Chris Maragos to a three year deal:
The #Eagles and free-agent S/special teams ace Chris Maragos agreed on a 3-year, $4 M deal, with $1 M guaranteed, per source.
— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) March 12, 2014
Maragos will provide some help for a secondary that was embarrassed during the 2013 season. The Eagles gave up nearly 290 passing yards per game, the worst mark in the NFL. Despite the porous defense they finished 10-6 and won the NFC East on the strength of Nick Foles’ arm and the most prolific rushing offense.
For the last two years Maragos had appeared in all 16 regular season games for the Seahawks. Here’s some of his highlights set to Midnight City: