Eagles sign WR Alshon Jeffery to 4-year, $52M extension

Eagles sign WR Alshon Jeffery to 4-year, $52M extension

According to multiple media reports, the Eagles and Jeffery agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract on Saturday, one that includes $27 million in guaranteed money.

He also hinted toward a breakout season for quarterback Carson Wentz, saying: "My job is to help him win MVP. Like I said the other day, I love it here", Jeffery said.

Jeffery has 347 receptions for 5,168 yards and 33 touchdowns in 74 career games.

"Alshon has been a tremendous addition to this organization on and off the field", the Eagles said in a statement.

Players are looking at this Eagles team and the opportunity to play with a budding star such as Wentz and signing on the dotted line when they can. "We are excited about his future here".

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In 11 games this season, Jeffery ranks second on the team in receptions (43) and receiving yards (619). Over those contests, Jeffery racked up 54 catches for 807 yards while finding the end zone four times. "We are excited about his future here". The six year veteran passed up on a long-term deal with the Minnesota Vikings to play a season in Philadelphia.

The 10-1 Eagles begin a major stretch this weekend with a trip to Seattle for Sunday Night Football followed by the first showdown between first-overall pick Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams.

Jeffery had spent five years with the Chicago Bears amassing 26 receiving touchdowns and two 1,000 yard seasons.

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