Eagles sign LB L.J. Fort to three-year deal

PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 30: L.J. Fort #54 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on during warmups prior to the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field on December 30, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

PHILADELPHIA– The Eagles have added a depth option to the team’s linebacker core.

The team has signed LB L.J. Fort to a three-year deal worth about $5 million, according to reports.

Fort, 29, spent the past four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, serving primarily as a depth and special teams option.

In 2018, Fort appeared in 15 games and had 1 sack and 48 tackles.

He will be looking to secure his spot on the team’s roster come training camp.

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