The Eagles are expected to sign other former Saints safety

The Philadelphia Eagles may have decided not to bring back CJ Gardner-Johnson, but they are signing another former New Orleans safety, Justin Evans, according to multiple reports.

Evans is 27 years old, but he only has three years of experience in the NFL. Safety was drafted in 2017 by hackerHe played in 24 games over two seasons for Tampa Bay. He recorded an impressive 66 total tackles and three interceptions his rookie season, and followed that up with a decent sophomore season that included 59 total tackles, one interception, and one fumble returned for a touchdown.

The safety injured his achilles just weeks before the start of the 2019 season, and he ended up not seeing the field again until 2022 when he signed with the Saints. Last year in New Orleans, Evans recorded 29 total tackles, two passes defensed, and one forced fumble. He played in 15 games and started one.

Multiple reports indicate that this is a deep signing for the Eagles and they are still looking to add another safety to the mix in the offseason.

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