3 Former Eagles Who Will Fail Miserably With Their New Teams After Free Agency

Not all moves in free agency work out
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It's been a busy offseason for the Philadelphia Eagles. In an effort to erase the sting of their 1-5 finish in 2023, they've gotten to work and have revamped their coaching staff as well as the roster. While Nick Sirianni kept his job, both coordinators were replaced and they have also added some talent on both sides of the ball.

Their splash signing on offense was running back Saquon Barkley, who looks forward to finally winning after so much time with the New York Giants. On defense, Bryce Huff was their top signing as the former New York Jets pass rusher was able to cash in.

With these players coming in, the Eagles elected not to re-sign a few of their in-house free agents. They also decided to part ways with some players who were still under contract but didn't perform up to par. Here, we take a look at three such players who aren't going to live up to the expectations with their new team.

3. Kevin Byard, S, Chicago Bears

The Eagles added Kevin Byard at the trade deadline as they were trying to shore up a struggling secondary. Byard, who was a two-time Pro Bowler with the Tennessee Titans played 10 games in Philadelphia and had 75 tackles and one pick.

Despite the impressive numbers, he didn't do enough to justify bringing him back in 2024 as the front office decided to release him ahead of free agency. He then signed a two-year deal with the Chicago Bears where he will play alongside Jaquan Brisker and Jonathan Owens.

Perhaps Byard will return to form but he turns 31 this summer and has some younger talent around him that could push him out of the lineup.