- Rand Getlin reports that Thornton receives a four-year, $18M deal from the Cowboys.
Dallas brought Thornton in a for a visit on Thursday, so it appears as though they were able to close the deal.
Thornton, 27, signed on with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Arkansas back in 2011. He returned to Philadelphia on a one-year restricted contract last year.
In 2015, Thornton appeared in 13 games for the Eagles and recorded 33 tackles, one sack, and a pass defense.
We had him featured in our Top 2016 Free Agents list.