Eagles CB Taylor seeks new deal

Updated: May 8, 2003, 11:55 AM ET
By By Darrell Trimble | NFL Insider
The Philadelphia Eagles are known for having arguably the best tandem of cornerbacks in the league, but with both Bobby Taylor and Troy Vincent headed into the final year of their contracts, the chances of the team keeping both beyond this season are slimmer than Sean Penn becoming President George Bush's next campaign manager.

The likelihood was dealt a severe blow two weeks ago when the team re-signed safety Brian Dawkins to a 7-year, $43 million contract extension. The deal included roughly $8 million in up-front bonus money, making it the most lucrative signing bonus ever received by an NFL safety and the third highest in franchise history.

However, Taylor is still trying to get a new deal before the season starts in September, and has hired a new pair of agents to get the job done. His new duo of representatives, Jason Medlock and Vincent Taylor, replace Kennard McGuire, who works under the same umbrella as Donovan McNabb's agent, Fletcher Smith.