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At 4PM Eastern Time today, the NFL celebrated it’s league New Year. In short, the 2012 season kicked off officially and free agency goes along with it.
The Philadelphia Eagles have not landed any NEW free agents, but they have agreed to a 3-year contract extension with offensive tackle/guard Todd Herremans. There are rumors that the Eagles are also working on an extension with Defensive End Trent Cole.
The Eagles announced a new deal with Herremans earlier in the day, opting reward a player who has been with the team and performed well and has become a leader on the offensive line. Herremans was signed through the 2013 season, but was still rewarded with. 3-year $21 million extension that will keep him in Eagles green through 2016.
ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio is also reporting that the Eagles are working to extend the contract of defensive end Trent Cole. According to the report, the deal is very nearly done with the two sides already agreeing to terms.
In other Eagles related news, repo...
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AROUND THE WEB
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...
BAD IDEA BRAVADO
Speaking after signing his five-year, $51 million deal Wednesday, the Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson went out of his way to assure a Super Bowl berth for the team, adding, "The sky's the limit."
The NFL free agency period began today and the Eagles started it off by making sure two of their better players were going to remain with the team for several more years. Both Todd Herremans and Trent Cole signed contract extensions today, with Herremans being extended through 2016 and Cole's exact contract not yet announced but expected to be for about the same number of years...
The Eagles signed offensive tackle Todd Herremans Tuesday to a three-year contract extension through 2016.
Herremans, 29, started all 16 games in 2011 at tackle, after primarily playing guard during his first six seasons in Philadelphia. A fourth-round selection in 2005 out of Saginaw Valley State, Herremans is the second longest-tenured member of the Philadelphia offense, having...
After their free agency spending spree got them nowhere last season, the Eagles have quietly gone about their business this year, trying to keep their own players in the fold, before turning their sights to improving from the outside.
One of those players is defensive end Trent Cole, and according to multiple sources, Philadelphia has put together a very nice extension for the Pro...
The Philadelphia Eagles signed offensive tackle Todd Herremans to a three-year contract extension, the team announced Tuesday.The deal is for $21 million over three years, with just over $11 million guaranteed.The 29-year-old offensive lineman played all 16 games for the team last season and has started in 92 of his 95 career games.The Eagles drafted Herremans in the fourth round...
David Malandra Jr. — The Philadelphia Eagles Announced Wednesday that they Signed WR DeSean Jackson to New 5 Year Contract worth $51 Million through 2016.
Below is a Breakdown of the new Contract:
In 2012, Jackson gets $10 million to sign, along with a $750,000 base salary and a $250,000 workout bonus.
In 2013, Jackson receives a $6.75 million base salary, $4 million of which...
The Philadelphia Eagles have resigned Desean Jackson to a 5 year contract worth $51 million, the team announced on Wednesday. The specifics of the deal have yet to be released, but reports indicate it could include up to $18 million guaranteed.
Jackson was scheduled to make $9.5 million under the franchise tag in 2012. Jackson becomes the third cornerstone player the Eagles...
Last year Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson began the season by holding out of training camp for 11 days. One can only assume his holdout ended so he would not ruin any of his future free agency rights. After the season he had in 2010, combined with motivation from seeing the contracts his peers like [...]
The Philadelphia Eagles in a statement e-mailed to Player’s View just announced that have completed a five year deal with WR DeSean Jackson.
“We are thrilled to be able to keep one of the NFL’s top playmakers in Philadelphia,” said Eagles head coach Andy Reid. “DeSean is a game breaker, he has the speed and ability to score from anywhere on the field, and he has proven...
The Philadelphia Eagles signed DeSean Jackson to a five-year,$55 million dollar contract on Wednesday, surprising fans, but no one in the NFL.
After the win over the Giants on 2010, where Jackson scored on a punt return, a new contract would have been welcomed.
Compared to Vincent Jackson’s signing at Tampa Bay for $55.555 million for five year, Jackson’s deal makes sense.
San Diego Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson (83) scores on a 5-yard pass as Chicago Bears free safety Brandon Meriweather (31) and cornerback Charles Tillman (33) defend during the third quarter at Soldier Field on November 20, 2011 in Chicago. UPI/Brian Kersey
There have been conflicting reports over the last 24 hours about which teams are the supposed frontrunners to...
The Eagles are on a roll today.
-Trent Cole signed a 4-year extension.
-Winston Justice was traded to the Colts.
-Jamaal Jackson was released.
-DeSean Jackson signed a 5-year deal.
Now, Jeff McLane of Philly.com is reporting the Eagles and LeSean McCoy could have a new deal "hammered out soon."