Eagles trade vet for $25M ex-All-Pro: ‘This Is a Steal’

Philadelphia Eagles acquire All-Pro safety Kevin Byard in trade with Tennessee Titans.

Titans paid Byard $7M of his $11M compensation in a signing bonus. 

Eagles added a two-time first-team All-Pro without spending much money.

The eagles strengthen defense for the second half of the season. Philadelphia praised for the low-risk deal.

Byard signed a $25 million contract for two years, ending in 2024, with a $2.4 million cap hit in 2023.

Next season's cap hit is $14.1 million. Philly has an option to not pick up Byard's deal for 2024, as reported by Spotrac.

Byard's Pro Football Focus grade dropped from 79.5 to 67.3 this season. Byard has 47 tackles in Tennessee's first six games of 2023. 

Byard had a strong season with 108 tackles, 6 pass deflections, and 4 interceptions in 17 starts.

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