Eagles thankfully announce the acquisitions of a pair of veteran linebackers

Injuries and roster juggling led to the addition of two new Eagles on Sunday, Myles Jack and Zach Cunningham. Both were added by way of one-year deals. Here's your update.
Myles Jack, Philadelphia Eagles
Myles Jack, Philadelphia Eagles / Justin K. Aller/GettyImages

This won't send shockwaves through the local media and among the members of the NFL's most loyal fan base. Then again, it might. We'll see what happens. Here's your update. The Philadelphia Eagles have announced the signing of a pair of veteran linebackers.

Yep, that's what we thought. If you listen closely you can hear a few toasts and some high fives. We have been waiting to hear this for a while. Pass this around and see what type of reaction you get from your buddies.

Here's a little background information on the newest Eagles, Myles Jack and Zach Cunningham.

If you're like the rest of us, you've probably drawn up a few mock trades im your mind this offseason in an attempt to come up with some respectable compensation to bring Isaiah Simmons or Patrick Queen to the Eagles by way of a trade. Well, we know the executive vice president/general manager Howie Roseman isn't going to go stir crazy in his attempts to add to the team's cupboard at linebacker, but he did the next best thing.

He added two bodies in to stir the pot some. This comes after Nakobe Dean missed practice time with an injury, Patrick Johnson was carted off of the practice field with an injury of his own, and the Eagles organization announced they are moving on from Davion Taylor. You're no doubt familiar with the names, Myles Jack and Zach Cunningham. Both join the team by way of one-year deals.

Here's the tweet from Philly's official 'X' account if you missed it.

Cunningham is a six-foot-three, 238-pounder that has cut his teeth with both the Houston Texans and Tennessee Titans. He has 86 games including four playoff appearances on his resume. 654 tackles and 6.5 sacks have been the result of his efforts.

Jack was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars but spent his most recent tour of duty as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. During 106 games with 98 starts (that includes three porstseason games), he has added 636 tackles and 7.5 sacks to his professional resume. Both upgrade a linebacker position that was in desperate need of some attention.