Jenkins spent the first five seasons of his career with the
Some reports have surfaced speculating
"As much as they need Ryans lining the defense up and making stops against the run, they need his leadership perhaps even more," the paper continued. "Ryans commands the most respect in the Eagles locker room and 'forcing' him to take a pay cut would not go over well with the other players."
An exclusive rights free agent, Thornton, 25, is a perfect fit for the Eagles' 3-4 defense and will start again in 2014.
“My biggest thing is I just want to be a starter and I definitely deserve that much,” Graham said. “As long as I keep working, I know that day will come.
“I feel real good going into next season. I think I’ve got pretty good film out there.”
The Eagles' first-round pick in 2010, Graham converted to linebacker when Philly switched to a 3-4. He's more suited to play 4-3 defensive end, but still has two years left on his contract. According to the report, Graham would become expendable if Philly drafts a pure 3-4 edge pass rusher.