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Eagles sign All-Pro LB Shaquille Leonard?

The Eagles Just got Even Better as they have added a 3 time Pro-Bowler to their Defense!

The Eagles have signed a former All-Pro their defense. It was reported eailer in the week that the Eagles were signing Shaquille Leonard. Leonard was just released by the Colts after he has many injuries the last two seasons. The South Carolina State product is signing a one year deal accoding to multiple reports. They also reported that Leonard will be available for their upcoming game vs the Cowboys. Leonard visted with the Eagles after he was released by the Colts. Indy released him on November 21st. He also visted the Cowboys. However, Leonard chose Philly rather than Dallas. That was a big win for the Eagles as they play the Cowboys on Sunday night. The game will likley decide the division and it could also be the for the top seed in the NFL. The Eagles are currently 10-2 and the Cowboys are 9-3. The Eagles won the first matchup in week 9 by the score of 28-23.

Leonard has been in the NFL since 2018 after he was drafted by the Colts in the second round of the 2018 draft. He immediately made an impact for the Colts in his first season as he won the Defensive Rookie of the Year and made the Pro-Bowl. In his first season, Leonard had 163 total tackles, 7 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries, 4 forced fumbles and 2 interceptions. According to sources, Leonard was shocked when he heard the news that he was being released. It has been reported that the Colts were thinking about releasing the South Carolina State Product. In his entire career, Leonard has posted 614 total tackles, 15 sacks, 17 forced fumbles, 12 interceptions, 31 passes defended and one touchdown.

The Eagles were need of defensive prowess, wasted no time in making a bold move to acquire Leonard. The Ealges were just blown out by the 49ers on Sunday 42-19. The announcement came on Monday, as the Eagles secured the services of one of the league's premier linebackers. Philadelphia's front office and coaching staff expressed their excitement about adding a player of Leonard's caliber to their roster, highlighting his versatility, leadership, and knack for making crucial stops. As Leonard donned the Eagles' green jersey, fans eagerly anticipated the impact he would have on their team's defense, turning what was initially a shocking release by the Colts into an unexpected triumph for Philadelphia.

As Shaq Leonard embraced his new role with the Eagles, the unexpected twist in his career path became a testament to the unpredictable nature of professional sports. The linebacker's journey from the surprising release by the Colts to his swift signing with the Eagles showcased the ever-changing landscape of the NFL. For Philadelphia fans, it was a moment of exhilaration, as they welcomed a defensive maestro into their fold, turning a moment of uncertainty into a beacon of hope towards the end of the season.

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