Stories: Eagles T Johnson will get $72 million extension


FILE PHOTO: Nov three, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles offensive sort out Lane Johnson (65) blocks Chicago Bears outdoors linebacker Leonard Floyd (94) at Lincoln Monetary Subject. Necessary Credit score: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports activities

Philadelphia Eagles proper sort out Lane Johnson agreed to a four-year contract extension that can make him the highest-paid offensive lineman in NFL historical past, in accordance with a number of studies citing sources.

Stories mentioned the extension is value $72 million, with greater than $54 million assured.

The Eagles confirmed Friday the extension runs by way of 2025 for Johnson, 29, who had two extra years left on his unique five-year extension signed in January 2016.

After sustaining a concussion and lacking the previous two video games, Johnson is anticipated to return Sunday when the Eagles play on the Miami Dolphins. The Eagles’ first-round choose (fourth total) in 2013 was given the OK to observe this week and was a full participant on Friday.

A member of the All-Professional first group in 2017 and a Professional Bowler the previous two seasons, Johnson possible will reunite on the offensive line with proper guard Brandon Brooks, who turned the league’s highest-paid guard when he obtained a four-year, $56.2 million extension on Nov. 11.

Brooks was sidelined reportedly on account of an sickness after experiencing anxiousness earlier than Sunday]s sport, when the Eagles misplaced 17-9 to the Seattle Seahawks. He was again at observe this week.

The Eagles (5-6) additionally lately locked up kicker Jake Elliott and long-snapper Rick Lovato with long-term extensions.

—Subject Degree Media