Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Eagles News

The Eagles have announced that Jason Peters has signed a one year contract extension that will keep him an Eagle through the 2019 season. Peters received more guaranteed money from the Eagles, Peters is guaranteed $15.5 million on the remaining three-years of his contract. His new deal comes out to three years and $32.5 million, with an $8 million signing bonus.  The extension comes one day after Peters wanted to restructure his contract do he could retire with the Eagles. On his old contract, Peters was due to make $11.7 million this season and $11.2 million in 2018. 

"It means a lot. This is reassurance that I'm going to retire here and don't have to go year to year. It's just another way of them reassuring that I'm going to be here,"  Peters told the Eagles website after signing his deal. "I love Mr. (Jeffrey) Lurie, the whole organization, the City of Philadelphia, and the fans. It speaks volumes for them to still look at me that way, it's nothing but love."

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