3 Former Pro Bowlers the Eagles Can Still Sign in Free Agency

The hype of NFL free agency has dissipated, but there are a few former Pro Bowlers who could help the Philadelphia Eagles.

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The Philadelphia Eagles have made multiple moves this offseason in hopes of making a deep playoff run in 2024, which included signing Saquon Barkley, Bryce Huff, Devin White, and CJ Gardner-Johnson.

The Eagles also made a significant trade a few days ago, moving star EDGE rusher Haason Reddick to the New York Jets for a 2026 third-round pick. Philadelphia is poised to be better than they were last season. But the Eagles still have some positions on their roster that they can bolster before the 2024 NFL Draft. 

Below, we’ll discuss three former Pro Bowlers who can help the Eagles win the NFC East and return to the Super Bowl next season.

1. Yannick Ngakoue

The Philadelphia Eagles will use a couple of their draft picks to add defensive line depth with the trade of Reddick and Fletcher Cox retiring.

The Eagles appear to be set at the defensive tackle with Jalen Carter, Jordan Davis, and Milton Williams. However, Philadelphia could use more depth at defensive end despite having Brandon Graham, Josh Sweat, Nolan Smith, and Huff.

If the Eagles want to add another veteran to the position group, they should consider signing Yannick Ngakoue. Last season, the 29-year-old Ngakoue spent 13 games with the Chicago Bears, recording 22 combined tackles, seven quarterback hits, six tackles for loss, and four sacks.

The veteran defensive end didn’t have a huge impact on the Bears’ defensive line even though he played 72 percent of defensive snaps. Before arriving in the Windy City last season, he had 19.5 combined sacks with the Indianapolis Colts and Las Vegas Raiders.

With the Eagles trading Reddick, who had 27 combined sacks over the last two seasons, Philly will need multiple players to step up to replace that production. It wouldn’t hurt for them to take a flyer out on the veteran defensive lineman.