3 Former Eagles Still Unemployed as OTAs Arrive

These 3 former Eagles are still looking for a home
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This offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles made some big moves as they look to reclaim the NFC East. They sent both offensive coordinator Brian Johnson and defensive coordinator Sean Desai packing. Coming in will be Kellen Moore and Vic Fangio in their place.

On offense, Moore will have a new running back to lean on with Saquon Barkley. Defensively, Bryce Huff joins an already strong front seven, and the Eagles shored up their secondary with the selections of Quinyon Mitchell and Cooper DeJean in the first two rounds of the NFL Draft.

With all that going on, a few players from 2023 still find themselves looking for work this year. Here are three former Eagles still trying to land a job as OTAs begin.

3. Justin Evans, S

A former second-round pick out of Texas A&M, Justin Evans spent the first four years of his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He started strong through the first two seasons but an Achilles injury ahead of Week 1 sidelined him in 2019. He was unable to make the roster in 2020 after failing a physical and it wasn’t until 2022 he got another shot.

This time, it was with the New Orleans Saints, and after playing in 15 games he was signed by the Eagles to a one-year contract. Philly hasn’t shown interest in re-signing Evans, however, since he played in just four games before being injured again. He has the talent to get the job done and started all four games with the Eagles but his injury history will make it hard for teams to roll the dice.