According to multiple reports, Justin Evans’ signing was for depth, and the Eagles aren’t done with the position yet.
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, but has only three years of NFL experience.safety in 2017 buccaneers, appeared in 24 games over two seasons in Tampa Bay. He tallied an impressive 66 total tackles and 3 interceptions in his rookie season, then had 59 total tackles, 1 interception and 1 fumble recovery returned for a touchdown. scored a decent second season, including
To be safe, he injured his Achilles tendon just weeks before the 2019 season started and didn’t see the field again until signing with the Saints in 2022. Last year in New Orleans, Evans recorded 29 tackles, two passes his defense and one forced fumble. He appeared in 15 games and started one.
According to multiple reports, this is a sign of depth for the Eagles, who are looking to add another safety factor to the mix this offseason.