The Philadelphia Eagles made a lot of moves on Wednesday in terms of rewarding some of their own with big contracts, roster moves and contract extensions. Here’s a rundown:
He finally got his deal
The biggest news of the day is by far the 5-year, somewhere near $50 million contract (reported numbers range from $47.5-50 million) of Pro Bowl WR DeSean Jackson, including $50 million in guaranteed money. He was tagged last month was expected to sign his franchise tender this week. Instead, he did one better and signed a new deal.
Trent Cole extends his stay
DE Trent Cole received a 4-year extension from the Eagles, extending his stay in Philly through 2017. I don’t have details on the figures but the structure of the deal is said to be very similar to the 3-year deal received by OT Todd Herremans on Tuesday.
I’m sorry Mr. Jackson
Wednesday marked the end of an era, as Philadelphia released the only player who remained from the 2005 Super Bowl team. That’s sad both because I liked Jackso...