Breaking: Lane Johnson Signs Extension with Eagles


With the playoffs right around the corner, the Philadelphia Eagles find themselves a game out for NFC East lead. As the Eagles continue to chase the Cowboys for the chance at postseason football, The Philadelphia front offense is busy locking in Right Tackle Lane Johnson for the future of the franchise.

It was announced Friday that Lane Johnson and the Eagles have agreed to a contract extension for four years and a total of 72 million dollars. Johnson has been the anchor for Philly’s offensive line since being drafted by the Eagles in the fourth round of 2013. He was a massive contribution during there SuperBowl run in 2018 against New England. Adding four years to Johnson’s contract arguably keeps Lane an Eagle for the rest of his career. With this contract, the Philadelphia Eagles have now made Johnson, the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL.

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The Eagles will finish the season with the best shot at winning the NFC East. In addition, Philadelphia has the easiest strength of schedule based on opponents winning record in all of the National Football League. The Eagles will play the Dolphins in Miami on Sunday.

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