NFL free agents: Who should Eagles sign? 9 options | Dez Bryant, Corey Graham, Cedric Thornton

Paul Worrilow’s tenure with the Eagles ended before it ever really had a chance to start. The linebacker signed as a free agent this off-season, expected to play a role on special teams and as a back-up linebacker.

Then, within the first hour of the Eagles’ first OTA practice, he tore his ACL. Wednesday, the Eagles placed him on injured reserve, officially ending his season.

The roster move also cleared a roster spot on the team’s 90-man roster, giving the Eagles the option of signing another player without needing to release anyone else. 

The team has the cap space to sign someone impactful, too. 

At the time the Eagles announced they’d be releasing linebacker Mychal Kendricks, the same day Worrilow was injured, they had less than $100,000 in cap space. In NFL salary terms, that’s peanuts. 

It remained that way until June 1, when Kendricks’ contract finally came off the books. Now, the Eagles have enough cap room to make another signing (or two, or three) to help depth at positions of need. 

Will they (finally) bring back Corey Graham (pictured)? Is Dez Bryant actually an option?

Here’s a look at nine free agents the Eagles could consider signing with more money to spend and a roster spot to spare.

First, a look at the cap situation. 

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