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Rumor Mill: Eagles To Sign CB Maxwell

The Eagles' offseason overhaul of the secondary has reportedly begun with the addition of the free agent market's top cornerback - Byron Maxwell. The agreement was first reported by Jayson Braddock.

Byron Maxwell deal is done. Guarantee came in higher after more discussion. Byron Maxwell will become an Eagle Tuesday w/ $25 mil guaranteed — Jayson Braddock (@JaysonBraddock) March 8, 2015

Deal also changed from 6 year $63 mil. It's now reportedly set to be a 5 year deal around $53 to 54 million. Byron Maxwell / Eagles — Jayson Braddock (@JaysonBraddock) March 8, 2015

If the deal is agreed upon, according to Braddock's terms, the contract would be a higher annual average than the top free agent cornerback deal signed last year, but a slightly lower guarantee. In 2014, Aqib Talib signed a six-year, $57 million deal with $26 million guaranteed.

Later, the ESPN's Josina Anderson confirmed that Maxwell is headed to Philadelphia.

For a breakdown of what Maxwell would bring to the Eagles, read more here.

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