The Eagles are hopefully again beneficiaries of a Saints snafu by signing Zack Baun

Well, here's where we stand. Every time the Eagles do business with the Saints or add someone who played there, great things often happen.

Zack Baun, Philadelphia Eagles
Zack Baun, Philadelphia Eagles / Perry Knotts/GettyImages
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We'll be honest with you. Maybe we shouldn't say this, but we can't figure out for the life of us why the New Orleans Saints do business with the Philadelphia Eagles. Every time it happens the 'Aints' get taken to the woodshed. Can you believe the Birds are STILL eating off that Carson Wentz trade? Yep!

Philly owns the rights to the 50th overall selection in the coming NFL Draft, one that should have belonged to New Orleans. The Birds definitely got the better of that C.J. Gardner-Johnsion trade also.

It's almost like each time Howie Roseman and Mickey Loomis get on the phone, the former takes advantage of the latter, so yeah, if we were Mickey Loomis, we'd put Howie on the block list. Don't tell him we told you that. As long as he keeps playing Santa Claus, we look forward to finding gifts under the tree.

This time the Eagles grab a former Saints star in free agency, Stop us if you have heard this before.

The southern hospitality New Orleans extends to the Eagles doesn't just fall under the trade umbrella. The Saints have also allowed talented free agents to get out of the door and land on Philly's roster. Stop us if you've heard of Malcolm Jenkins.

He found his way to the City of Brotherly Love on March 11th, 2014, ten years ago. New Orleans didn't even bother to offer him an extension.

This time around the Birds are the beneficiaries of N.O. making the same decision about Zack Baun. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports he's joining the Eagles on a one-year deal.

Now, don't hear what isn't being said. Don't read what hasn't been written. Baun isn't as talented as Malcolm Jenkins. Good things happen when Philly poaches the Saints though, and we're hopeful this ends in another win as he plays a position of need.

A former third-round selection, this six-foot-three, 225-pounder was selected 74th overall during Round 3 of the 2020 NFL Draft. So far in his career, he has appeared in 62 regular-season games with 14 starts. His efforts have resulted in 88 tackles, two sacks, an interception, and two pass breakups. He has also appeared in two playoff games where he tallied three more tackles.

We're encouraged. Let's hope this turns out to be a great move for Philadelphia.

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