Best wishes to you in Philly, Connor. - Brett Davis-US PRESSWIRE
After choosing to sign with the Eagles, Connor Barwin made the rounds with the Houston media to explain his decision. Listen and read what he had to say.
Connor Barwin chose to leave Houston to sign with the Eagles earlier today. Despite all the chaos that naturally surrounds a decision of that magnitude, Barwin made time to speak to a few different members of the Houston media.
First, here's a link to the interview Connor gave Barry Warner on Sports Radio 610 after he signed with the Eagles. Lots of good stuff in there about his appreciation of his time in Houston and how the negotiations went, including but not limited to how the Texans handled themselves.
Some quotes from Barwin, courtesy of Mark Berman:
Connor Barwin on joining Eagles: "I'm very excited about having it over with. It was a stressful couple of days.Had a great time in Houston"— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) March 14, 2013
Barwin con't: "Nothing but good memories (w/Texans). I'm looking forward 2 the future & looking forward 2 playing 4 the Philadelphia Eagles"— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) March 14, 2013
Barwin to Texans fans:"Thank U. It was an incredible 4 years here.I love the fans. They've been great to me. I appreciate all their support"— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) March 14, 2013
Connor Barwin con't: "I wish the Texans the best of luck, for not only my friends and the management, but also for this city.— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) March 14, 2013
From the Chronicle's Tania Ganguli:
Barwin said the #Texans were very involved in his negotiations. Said he didn't realize until today he'd be leaving Houston.— Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) March 14, 2013
"I could go on for 10 minutes about things I’m going to miss about being here, but at the same time..." Barwin #Texans— Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) March 14, 2013
"... I’m sure they have plenty of incredible things that I’m going to enjoy in Philly." Barwin #Texans— Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) March 14, 2013
Kudos to Barwin for remaining a class act on the way out of town.