The Eagles announced Monday they have re-signed safety Nate Allen to a one-year deal reportedly worth $2 million with $1 million worth of incentives. Allen has spent his first four NFL seasons with the Eagles after being drafted 37th overall out of South Florida in the 2010 NFL Draft. He has been an unrestricted free agent since free agency began earlier this month.
Allen, 26, set a career-high last season with 82 tackles while intercepting one pass, forcing one fumble and recording one sack. He was a lightning rod for criticism early in the 2013 season for his poor play but as the defense improved so did Allen, or vice versa. He was a suitable player for the Eagles for the stretch-run to the NFC East title.
He will be paired with two new faces, Malcolm Jenkins and Chris Maragos, at the safety position as the two newcomers signed with the Eagles last week.
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