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Guard Evan Mathis and the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed on a five-year contract, the latest key player the team has locked up.
A person familiar with the negotiations says Mathis' deal is worth $25.5 million with $7 million guaranteed. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because terms have not been announced.
The team said it reached agreement with Mathis on Saturday. Mathis, an unrestricted free agent, visited Baltimore on Friday.
Mathis is coming off his best season in his first year with the Eagles. He earned a starting job in training camp and moved into the lineup at left guard just days before the team's first game.
Earlier in the week, the Eagles gave contract extensions to right tackle Todd Herremans and defensive end Trent Cole. Then they signed wide receiver DeSean Jackson to a long-term deal.
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Midnight Green will be Evan Mathis' color for years to come.
Philadelphia sports fans breathed a collective sigh of relief when it was announced on Sunday that OG Evan Mathis signed a 5-year deal with the Eagles.
A bidding war for Mathis broke out between Philadelphia and Baltimore, which the offensive lineman saying that he received an offer for a “nice deal” from the Ravens...
Ah, you can breathe easy, at least for a little bit. The Eagles announced on Saturday that they re-signed OG Evan Mathis to a 5-year deal.
As he does for so many things, Evan Mathis took to Twitter to provide a hint of the as to the coming announcement.
An hour later he made it even more official…well, as official as Mathis’ tweets get.
After signing a 1-year deal last year for...
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced the signing of free agent guard Evan Mathis to a 5-year, $25 million deal, with a reported $7 million guaranteed. Not bad for a guy who was brought in in the 11th hour last year during a shortened training camp, and who wasn’t even expected to start.I love this move a lot for several reasons. Not only because Evan Mathis is a more than solid...
The hits just keep on coming for the Ravens during free agency.
Left guard Evan Mathis, a player the Ravens made a contract offer to on Friday, decided to re-sign with his old team, the Philadelphia Eagles instead of come to Baltimore.
According to Aaron Wilson, Mathis gets a five-year contract worth $25 million.
This was a player the Ravens wanted, but they will now have to find...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Philadelphia Eagles have re-signed guard Evan Mathis to a five-year $25 million deal, with $7 million guaranteed.
Mathis came over from the Cincinnati Bengals in 2011 and was able to start 15 of 16 games for the Eagles. He was one of the few bright spots on a struggling Eagles team this past season.
The Baltimore Ravens made a strong push...
No more excessive dreaming of finding the "Magic MIKE" in Free Agency... I'm done with the Dish!Bill Bergey is a figment of your imagination, Eagles Phans... he does not exist, never existed, and cannot be found in this year's Free Agent crop...Hey, we did all right with the re-signing of left guard Evan Mathis. Maybe we should count our blessings and stop wishing...
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Evan Mathis, who played high school football in the state of Alabama and for the Crimson Tide, has signed a nice contract in the NFL.
The Philadelphia Eagles and guard Evan Mathis agreed on a five-year contract Saturday.The deal is worth $25.5 million with $7 million guaranteed, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Mathis earned a starting position at left guard in training camp for the Eagles last season and played 15 games.
The Ravens lost their fourth player since the free agency period started. The fourth one is safety Haruki Nakamura.
Nakamura agreed to a three-year contract with the Carolina Panthers, according to reports.
The Ravens previously lost Ben Grubbs (Saints), Jarret Johnson (Chargers) and Cory Redding (Colts).
In positive news, according to reports, the Ravens offered a contract to left...
After the departure of Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs, the Baltimore Ravens answered some questions along the offensive line by re-signing center Matt Birk to a three-year contract and offered a contract to Philadelphia Eagles free agent guard Evan Mathis. Birk, 35, had contemplated retirement following the Ravens’ 23-20 loss to the New England [...]
The Eagles announced that they have agreed to terms on a 5-year deal with Evan Mathis. Mathis reportedly had offers from the Ravens and Eagles.
According to Adam Schefter, the Ravens made an offer to Evan Mathis. Mathis said, "Ravens have offered a nice deal. I'm flying back to Arizona to think about it and discuss it with my family."
Thanks to Evan Mathis, who's soon to be a multimillionaire left guard in the NFL... I hope he's landing in Philly, but he's had so much fun playing Eagles fans like violins --- and entertaining me--- his story was just about the only Eagles angle worth covering during a quiet Pleasant Valley kind of weekend. [UPDATE -- B.Quick broke the news at 4 P.M. EST March 17th-...
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