27-Year-Old Defensive End – Philadelphia Eagles
2015 Fantasy Football Outlook
Thornton had a big 2014 campaign as part of the teamís starting defensive line. He was opportunistic, picking up three fumble recoveries and returning one for a touchdown. He will start on right side ...
2015 ADP: –
Bye Week: 8
Cedric Thornton Contract Information:
Signed with Philadelphia in December of 2011.
Thornton has a broken bone in his hand and will be out "a week or so," the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Thornton was quietly one of the league's more effective interior defensive linemen last year, at least in terms of run defense. He'll figure prominently in Philadelphia's end rotation this year once again, likely as a starter.
Thornton should start opposite Fletcher Cox and next to Isaac Sopoaga at defensive end in Philadelphia's 3-4. He's unlikely to become an IDP factor, though.
Thornton will have a tough time earning a roster spot in a deep Philadelphia defensive tackle rotation.