New Detroit Lions safety Chauncey Gardner-Johnson commented on his feelings towards the Philadelphia Eagles after how free agency played out for him.

“I gotta do what’s best for the family. That’s all it is,” Chauncey Gardner-Johnson said, via Ari Meirov of The 33rd Team.

Gardner-Johnson also said that he has no bad blood toward the Eagles after everything has settled, according to Meirov. He signed a one-year, $8 million contract with the Lions.

The Eagles knew they would lose some defensive players this offseason. They were able to retain cornerbacks James Bradberry and Darius Slay. They brought back James Bradberry on a new contract, and it was believed that the Eagles were going to lose Darius Slay, but him and general manager Howie Roseman were able to come to an agreement for Slay to stay around.

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The Eagles lost Javon Hargrave to the San Francisco 49ers and TJ Edwards to the Chicago Bears in addition to Gardner-Johnson heading to the Lions. The Eagles hope young players like Jordan Davis can help step in with the departures of Javon Hargrave and TJ Edwards.

The Lions have tried to bolster their defense this offseason. In addition to signing Gardner-Johnson, Detroit signed cornerback Cameron Sutton, who was previously with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The Lions are also looking to improve on offense with the signings of David Montgomery and offensive lineman Graham Glasgow.

With Gardner-Johnson, Cameron Sutton, David Montgomery and Graham Glasgow in the fold, the Lions look to take the next step and contend for the NFC North title next season.