The Eagles released linebacker Jason Phillips, who did not get back to 100 percent after last year's ACL injury.
The Eagles confirmed that linebacker Jason Phillips tore his right ACL in Monday's practice. It's the second such injury the team has absorbed, after wideout Jeremy Maclin's ACL tear Saturday. Philly signed free-agent linebacker Travis Long.
Eagles linebacker Jason Phillips was carted off the practice field Monday with an apparent leg injury. He played in every game for Carolina last year, mostly on special teams, and made 23 tackles.
The Eagles struck in free agency by adding four defensive players: cornerback Bradley Fletcher, safety Patrick Chung, linebacker Jason Phillips and defensive lineman Isaac Sopoaga.