Report: Lots of Teams Enamored with Marcus Epps
The Philadelphia Eagles have plenty of free agents to decide on this off-season, but they already know they can't bring them all back.
"Are we going to get all the free agents back? We're just not," admitted Eagles Executive Vice President/General Manager Howie Roseman back on Feb 28.
"We're not capable of getting all those guys back, but we also understand we're in a good situation in terms of picks that we have going forward. We have a lot of guys under contract, not only for this year, but going forward. We're not going to make excuses for the position we're in."
Some they may want to bring back, but might leave anyway, because other teams will have interest and might be able to offer more money to leave.
One of those players could be safety, Marcus Epps.
According to NFL reporter, Jordan Schwartz of The Score, Epps is a name to keep an eye on when free agency opens on March 15.
He is a young safety who had a under the radar season, playing next to C.J. Gardner Johnson, making 94 tackles in 17 games.
Schultz comments that teams are enamored with Epps versatility as both a run stopping ability and coverage at the safety position.
The 27-year old started all 17 games this season, after appearing in 16 games last year. He has slowly worked his way into a full-time starter after being a walk-on at Wyoming and a sixth-round pick back in 2019.
Both Eagles 2022 starting safeties, Gardner-Johnson and Epps are free agents, so the Eagles might have two new starting safeties in 2023 if they are unable to strike deals with these guys.