Eagles and Byron Maxwell agree to terms on six-year contract.

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After an eventful first few hours into the Free Agency frenzy, the Eagles announced their first official signing. Eagles and former Seahawks cornerback, Byron Maxwell agreed to a six-year deal. The parameters for the deal were revealed a few days ago, but it could not be made official until 4 p.m. this afternoon.

The deal was an important one for the Eagles as they seek to fill the void at the cornerback position. It’s one that the team has had a difficult time finding success with since the 2011 Free Agency period.

The Eagles are far from done in retooling their secondary, but the addition of Maxwell is certainly a step in the right direction.

Ian Rapoport explained the numbers of the deal:

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