The Eagles caught some criticism last offseason for releasing guards Todd Herremans and Evan Mathis without bringing in better options to fill the spots, something that didn’t help their chances of winning during the 2015 season and didn’t help Chip Kelly keep his jobs as coach and personnel head in Philadelphia.
Upgrading at those spots is something the Eagles will likely be looking into this offseason, but they aren’t going to preemptively push one of last year’s starters out the door. The team announced that they have tendered restricted free agent-to-be Matt Tobin, who started 13 games for the team last season.
The Eagles didn’t announce the level of the tender, although Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that it is the lowest level. That would leave Tobin set to make $1.671 million and the Eagles without any compensation should they choose not to match the offer of another team.
Center David Molk is the other pending restricted free agent on the Eagles and the team has six pending unrestricted free agents.