The Philadelphia Eagles are protecting six-time Professional Bowl defensive sort out Fletcher Cox in any case, the staff introduced Saturday.
Cox, 31, has spent his whole profession with the Eagles after getting picked by the staff within the first spherical of the 2012 NFL Draft. He was lower by the staff Thursday afternoon in a transfer that saved $16 million earlier than returning on a one-year deal two days later.
In keeping with ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the brand new contract pays Cox $14 million for the 2022 season.
Together with his cap hit initially set to spike in 2022, Philadelphia engaged in commerce discussions centering round Cox in the course of the 2021 season, however elected to not transfer the defensive sort out earlier than the commerce deadline.