Ngata spent the past three seasons in Detroit after nine dominant years in Baltimore. The veteran proved he had scheme versatility switching to the Lions' 4-3 defense. Ngata remains a stout run defender and was one of Detroit's top D-line players last year before a biceps injury wiped out his season after five games.
Plugging into the rotation in Philly could give Ngata's career new life for another couple of years.
Here are other free agency moves we're tracking Thursday:
- Linebacker Zach Brown is staying in Washington, signing a three-year deal worth a maximum of $24 million, Rapoport reported. Brown was the No. 19 free agent on the Top 101 list.
- Cut by the Raiders on Thursday, Michael Crabtree is visiting the Baltimore Ravens, per Rapoport. Ryan Grant, who agreed to a deal with the Ravens earlier in the week, did not sign the contract after something was discovered during his physical and he will not be joining the Ravens, Rapoport reported.
- The Oakland Raiders are hosting former 49ers defensive end Tank Carradine on Thursday, Rapoport reported via a source. Carradine will visit the Seahawks on Friday, per Rapoport. Oakland also signed linebacker Tahir Whitehead, the team announced. Whitehead signed a three-year deal worth $6 million per year, with more than half of the $18 million guaranteed, Rapoport reported.
- The Buffalo Bills and guard Richie Incognito restructured the final year of his contract to keep the veteran lineman with the team, a source informed of the situation told Garafolo.