- Getlin adds that Thornton’s market is starting to pick up as free agency nears.
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 have him featured in our Top 100 – 2016 Free Agents list.