The Philadelphia Eagles re-signed exclusive-rights free agent defensive end Cedric Thornton to a one-year contract.

The team announced the deal today after Thornton started every game last season.

He recorded 60 tackles last season.

Thornton, 25, is a 6-foot-4, 309-pounder from Southern Arkansas who signed with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent.

In 2012, he recorded 27 tackles.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun