In the past day or so, the speculation that former Texans defensive end Connor Barwin would land with the Eagles has become rampant. On Thursday evening, Barwin himself confirmed that he was leaving Houston for Philadelphia.
The New Orleans Saints agreed to terms on a five-year deal with former Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis on Thursday. Lewis, a New Orleans native, could help a secondary that ranked next to last in the league in defending the pass in 2012. Lewis led all cornerbacks in pass defenses last season.