After two years away from the team, Connor Barwin is looking for one more shot with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Barwin told Heavy.com that he has had conversations with Howie Roseman about returning as a possible depth option at defensive end "I’m going to wait until camp starts before I sign anywhere else, but obviously I’m not going to wait too long. But the Eagles know that’s where I want to be."
The 11-year NFL vet has been in Philadelphia training at Temple University with his former college and NFL teammate Jason Kelce. Barwin has acknowledged that he knows at this point in his career he'll only be a situational player and third on the depth chart, but he says he is ready to fill that role and be a mentor for younger players "You know, Philly’s situation is BG, Vinny, and DB — three great guys on the edge — and I would come in to support those guys. If I don’t play in Philly, it would be the same situation somewhere else. Be the third edge guy."
After only recording one sack in 15 games with the New York Giants last season, we know that you can't expect much from Barwin production wise at this point in his career. However, the fan favorite wants to be a Philadelphia Eagle once again and help be a veteran presence in the locker room for a potential Super Bowl run. Howie Roseman would be able to get him for cheap if he wants him. We could be hearing of a possible return for Barwin to Philly by the time Training Camp arrives.