Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 7/22/13
Just in time for training camp, the Philadelphia Eagles brought their first round 4th overall draft pick, offensive tackle Lane Johnson into the fold. The two sides agreed on the customary 4-year contract Sunday. The deal is worth $19.853 million, including a $12.818 million signing bonus, according to a source, via NFL.com's Albert Breer. At the very start of camp, Johnson will start at right tackle opposite a healthy Jason Peters in new coach Chip Kelly's fast-paced offense. The two make a dangerous combination if things pan out with the rookie and expectations are met. Greg Rosenthal writes: ' Holdouts among top picks used to be an annual source of summer intrigue, with breathless reporting on how the contracts compared to each other. The new collective bargaining agreement changed all that. The drastic reduction in prices and cookie-cutter contracts make the rookie deals feel like paperwork (albeit important paperwork). Johnson said weeks ago that he would be in camp on time. In today's NFL, teams and players both realize that holdouts are unnecessary.
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