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A physical presence who plays with an edge, Brooks had a strong start to offseason training and appeared to be in good position to make the Eagles roster.
The Eagles' recent acquisition of ex- Bills player Corey Graham , however, made for a crowded safety picture that includes Malcolm Jenkins , Rodney McLeod and special teams ace Chris Maragos .
He missed his rookie year due to major knee surgery and has played in only 20 games, primarily on special teams.
They recently sent receiver Jordan Matthews and a third-round pick to Buffalo for Ronald Darby , but clearly felt additional talent was needed while they wait for rookie Sidney Jones to recover from an Achilles rupture.
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