Two more teams express interest in Eagles’ free agency target
A few days ago, it seemed like there were only two teams in the race for star safety Tyrann Mathieu.
The Philadelphia Eagles and New Orleans Saints expressed interest in the free agent, hosting him on virtual and in-person visits.
Now that list has seemingly doubled, with two more teams vying for Mathieu’s services. According to Bob Labriola, the Steelers are now amongst the teams interested in the star safety alongside the Los Angeles Rams.
“The Steelers have an interest in signing Tyrann Mathieu, and they would have enough cap space to sign him to a two-year contract for what they believe he is worth. The issue is whether Mathieu agrees with the Steelers’ assessment about what he is worth.”
Mathieu, who turns 30 in May, spent the last three seasons with Kansas City as the captain of that defense. The three-time All-Pro has recorded 213 combined tackles, 13 INTs, and 27 pass breakups during his tenure with the Chiefs.
No deal seems close to getting done, but there’s a lot more competition for Mathieu than there once was. After letting Rodney McLeod walk earlier this week, the Eagles are in need of a new starting safety, and the Honey Badger could be the perfect fit if they’re willing to pay.
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