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Cowboys Draft: Maliek Collins Adds Needed Depth at DT

The Dallas Cowboys finished their 4 win 2015 season with 31 sacks, causing the defensive end position to become a spot that was talked about by writers and fans endlessly leading up to free agency and the draft. Dallas did little to address the pass rush in the off season, signing only defensive tackle Cedric Thornton from the Eagles and restricted free agent defensive end Benson...
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Eagles: Options to replace Cedric Thornton

With all of the NFL Draft talk and Sam Bradford drama, one question that has flown under the radar is how the Philadelphia Eagles are going to fill the hole left by Cedric Thornton. Last month Thornton signed a four-year, $17 million deal with the Dallas Cowboys. While Thornton was not a star like Fletcher Cox or Vinny Curry, he was an important part of the Eagles defensive line...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

What Cedric Thornton brings to Dallas defense

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Dallas Cowboys fans should already be familiar with Cedric Thornton. For the last...
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March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Thornton, Cowboys agree to 4-year deal

While the Eagles brought in quite a few players over the course of the week, some big names have also left town. Defensive end Cedric Thornton is the next former Eagle to find a new home. According to ESPN, Thornton will travel across the NFC East, as he agreed to a four-year, $18 million deal with the Dallas Cowboys. The deal also includes $6 million guaranteed. In five years with...
Via Total Sports Live
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign former Eagles d-lineman Thornton to 4-year deal

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Cowboys added their first free agent Thursday, signing former Philadelphia defensive lineman Cedric Thornton on a four-year contract worth up to $18 million. The addition from Dallas' NFC East rival comes a day after the Cowboys re-signed middle linebacker Rolando McClain. The Dallas defense is looking for more impact plays after struggling to help the team...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Cowboys agree to 4-year deal with former Eagle Thornton

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Cowboys have agreed on a four-year contract with former Philadelphia defensive lineman Cedric Thornton. The deal reported on the team's website Thursday came a day after middle linebacker Rolando McClain rejoined a defense looking for more impact plays after struggling to help the team during a 4-12 season played mostly without injured quarterback Tony Romo...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Cedric Thornton: Eagles win vs. Saints 9 times out of 10

A close playoff loss is never an easy thing to swallow, but it can provide some major motivation for a team to improve. Last season’s Super bowl champion Seattle Seahawks were ousted by the Atlanta Falcons in 2012 in eerily similar fashion to the Eagles/Saints wild card game in 2013. After mounting a furious second half comeback, the Eagles came up just short and lost via field...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles agree to 1-year deal with Cedric Thornton

The Philadelphia Eagles and defensive end Cedric Thornton agreed on a one-year deal earlier today. #Eagles have signed DE Cedric Thornton to a 1-year contract. Thornton was an exclusive rights free agent. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) March 3, 2014 The contract is worth $645,000, which is the three-year minimum. Thornton was an exclusive rights free agent, meaning he could...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Re-Sign Cedric Thornton

Cedric Thornton re-signed with the Eagles Monday on a one-year deal after having a breakout 2013 campaign.  Howie Roseman, Chip Kelly and the Eagles continued Monday to take care of their own soon to be free agents by re-upping defensive lineman Cedric Thornton for a one-year deal.  Last week the Eagles re-signed Jason Kelce, Jason Peters, Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin before...
Via Eagledelphia
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Thornton overcomes long odds to star with Eagles

While 254 players were selected in the 2011 NFL draft, Cedric Thornton waited for a phone call that never came. He makes 31 teams wish they picked him every week. After being passed up in the draft, Thornton signed a free-agent deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. He's gone from undrafted rookie to one of the best defensive players on a first-place team. Thornton has thrived in...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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