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Photo Via PhiladelphiaEagles.com The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with defensive end Trent Cole on a four-year contract extension through the year 2017 last Wednesday, via team’s press release.  According to reports, Cole’s deal is worth $48.525 million, guaranteeing $15 million. “I have good agents. EAS with Tony [Agnone], Rich Rosa, Noel [LaMontagne], and Eddie [Johnson]. Just some great agents who do their thing professionally,” said Cole in his press conference Wednesday afternoon, according to the team’s press release. “They have a lot of other guys in the NFL, and a lot of the top paid d-ends in the NFL as well. They’ve done a great job, and it’s the only agency I’ve been with until now. I’m just glad to have them. Especially with Mr. Lurie, Banner, and Howie, everything was conducted professionally.” The two-time Pro Bowler from the University of Cincinnati is one of the NFL’s most feared pass rushing threats. With 68 sacks during his seven-year career in Philadelphia,
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