Lane Johnson agrees to record contract with Philadelphia Eagles

first_imgNFL PLAYOFF PICTURE: AFC, NFC standings for Week 13The Eagles have now moved to secure the 29-year-old’s future, handing him a new deal that aims to have him remain with Philadelphia for the next four years.According to media reports, the contract is worth $72 million, with $54.595 million guaranteed, following on from new deals for Johnson’s teammates Brandon Brooks, Jake Elliott and Rick Lovato. Lane Johnson has signed a new contract with the Philadelphia Eagles that reportedly makes him the highest-paid offensive lineman in NFL history.Drafted fourth overall by the Eagles in 2013, Johnson has gone on to become a two-time Pro Bowler and a Super Bowl champion. “It’s smart,” Johnson told the Eagles’ official website. “They know what they’re doing. Ultimately, they want to build a good football team for a long time and core players is where it starts.Let’s fly, @LaneJohnson65! #FlyEaglesFly— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) November 29, 2019″I’m excited to be with Brandon, Jake and Rick, and there will probably be a few others coming up, too. It’s a blessing being around a lot of great people every day. It’s a lot of fun.”Johnson missed Week 12 while in the NFL’s concussion protocol but is expected to return to face the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.last_img

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