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Lane Johnson said he was never worried that he might not agree to a contract in time for the start of training camp.
Johnson’s premonition came true when the fourth overall pick in the NFL draft agreed to a four-year contract late Saturday night. The deal is worth a reported $19.85 million that included a $12.8 million signing bonus due up front in exchange for “offset language” in the final year of the contract.
“I wanted to get it done,” Johnson said. “I told my agent I wanted to close things up before camp. We got it done, so everything is taken care of and it took a load off my shoulders.”
The “offset language” means that if the Eagles were to release Johnson in his final year, they would only have to pay the difference between the guaranteed money owed him and the contract he signs with his new team.
The Eagles, obviously, don’t plan to release Johnson. They drafted him with the expectation that he will start for several years. Johnson was practicing with the first team at ...
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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.
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Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce was out at today’s practice and claims that he’s a full go after tearing a his ACL last season, according to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Jason Kelce wasn't supposed to be at today's practice. But he's out here. Said yesterday he's full go.
— Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) July 23, 2013
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Everyone knows that Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has had a time staying healthy during his NFL career. He’s only played a complete 16 game season one time in his ten-year career. He claims that he worked out really hard in the gym this offseason to build more muscle.
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For weeks there has been debate about the Eagles quarterback situation, and who should and shouldn’t get first team reps.
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