Eagles sign DE Jordan Matthews

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed linebacker Jordan Matthews to a one-year contract worth $2.1 million.

The Eagles made the move to add Matthews to their defense after the team released DE Robert Ayers, according to a source.

Matthews was one of the first draft picks the Eagles received in the 2015 NFL Draft.

He played four seasons in the NFL with the Tennessee Titans, New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles and Carolina Panthers.