The Eagles signed Byron Maxwell to a six-year, $63 million contract in March after Maxwell showed up very well in Seattle’s secondary. However, that’s top cornerback money, and though Maxwell presses pretty well and can track deep receivers in bail coverage, he has not shown that he can stay in the hip pockets of the league’s best receivers. Philly may have overpaid to alleviate its mammoth coverage issues in 2014. Note to Chip Kelly: Earl Thomas is not walking through that door.
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