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Sports in Brief: Ex-Eagle Chung back with Patriots

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Safety Patrick Chung has returned to the New England Patriots after one year with the Eagles. Chung signed Thursday with the team that drafted him in the second round in 2009.

  The Eagles released Chung, 26, on March 11, the day they agreed with former New Orleans safety Malcolm Jenkins on a three-year contract. Both were drafted in 2009 - Jenkins with the 14th pick and Chung with the 34th.

Colt McCoy signed a one-year deal with Washington after appearing in four games last season with San Francisco. He is the third Redskins quarterback behind Kirk Cousins and starter Robert Griffin III. McCoy could rise to No. 2 if Cousins is traded during next month's draft. Free agent Rex Grossman had been No. 3.

Griffin said he will not give up his No. 10 to accommodate new teammate DeSean Jackson, who wore that number with the Eagles.

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