Trent Cole will be in green through 2017
I wrote earlier this morning that an agreement was imminent, and about an hour later the Eagles announced that they had agreed to a 4-year contract extension with Pro Bowl defensive end Trent Cole, taking his contract through 2017.
Philadelphia also locked in OT Todd Herremans to a 3-year extension yesterday, and the overall structure of the deal is said to be very similar.
Trent Cole will be meeting with the press today at noon to discuss the new deal.
Head coach Andy Reid had nothing but praise for Cole on the heels of the extension:
“We are excited to be able to sign Trent to a new contract. Trent plays the game with a level of tenacity that’s hard to replicate. He’s one of the premier defensive ends in the league. We have always said that when you watch the tape of him, it’s hard to tell the difference between his first play and his last play. He has an unbelievable motor that does not stop. And as good as he is rushing the passer, he is ...