10 Eagles Who Won't Return Next Season

As the Eagles turn the page to start a new chapter in their franchise's history, so will these players who are either looking for a new team or a new challenge.

Dec 31, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles center Cam Jurgens (51), center
Dec 31, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles center Cam Jurgens (51), center / Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Fletcher Cox

Just as Kelce has, another player who has flirted with the idea of retirement and entering the next chapter of their life following the season is defensive lineman Fletcher Cox. He was also drafted by the Eagles and spent all 12 of his seasons in the NFL with Philadelphia.

Cox also has a plethora of accolades he'll probably be taking with him to the Hall of Fame. Along with his Super Bowl ring, he is a six-time Pro-Bowler and voted four times to AP's All-Pro roster. Cox was also selected to the Hall of Fame's All-2010s Team.

It's not easy being a first-round draft pick coming into a market like Philadelphia, but Cox fit exactly what the Eagles needed and identified as. He was a force on the defensive line that always required extra attention from the offense to keep their quarterback upright.

If Cox does indeed hang up the cleats, he'll end with 70 total sacks, fifth most in Eagle history. He also forced 16 fumbles and scored three defensive touchdowns.

Cox is another Philadelphia legend who will likely find his familiar number 91 hanging at the Link and will be honored with a bust in the Hall of Fame. It would also not be a surprise to see Cox land somewhere (maybe even Philadelphia) on staff with a team after a couple of years of unwinding in retirement.

Whether that happens or not, he'll go down as one of the greatest Eagles players of all-time.