Eagles Sign Former Steelers 1st Round Pick Safety To Bolster Defense

Terrell Edmunds

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The Philadelphia Eagles have made a move to bolster their secondary by signing safety Terrell Edmunds to a one-year contract. Edmunds, who was a former first-round pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2018, will join the Eagles after spending the last three seasons with the Steelers.

The deal was first reported by NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport, who stated that the contract is for one year. The financial details of the contract were not immediately disclosed.

The Eagles’ decision to sign Edmunds comes after they lost safety CJ Gardner-Johnson to the Detroit Lions in free agency. The team has been active in trying to fill the void left by Gardner-Johnson’s departure, and the signing of Edmunds is the latest move in that direction. The Eagles have also signed former Saints safety Justin Evans earlier this week.

The 26-year-old Edmunds had a decent season with the Steelers last year, starting in 15 games. After the Pittsburgh decided not to pick up his fifth-year option for 2022, he re-signed there for one-year.

Edmunds is expected to provide the Eagles with some much-needed depth in the secondary. He has played both safety positions during his time with the Steelers, which makes him a versatile option for the Eagles. He is also known for his hard-hitting style of play and his ability to create turnovers.

The Eagles will be hoping that Edmunds can bring some added stability to their secondary, which excelled last season. The team finished with a record of 14-3 and made it to the Super Bowl.

Overall, the signing of Terrell Edmunds is a positive move for the Eagles, who needed some depth in the secondary. Edmunds is a young and talented player who has shown promise during his time with the Steelers, and the Eagles will be hoping that he can continue to develop and improve in Philadelphia.