Eagles Agree to Three-Year Deal With L.J. Fort

Today the Eagles provided some depth at the linebacker position, signing former Steeler L.J. Fort to a three year deal.

Fort will provide a lot of help in the special teams game, but he does have some experience at the linebacker position. In 61 career games, Fort has recorded 65 tackles, 6 tackles for loss, 9 QB hits, 3 sacks, 7 passes defended, 1 fumble recovery, and 1 interception.

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Fort likely won’t be taking over Jordan Hicks’ role that is vacant. Instead, he likely fills the role of LaRoy Reynolds and/or D.J. Alexander, who are both currently free agents after playing the 2018 season in Philly on special teams.

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