MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 11: DeSean Jackson #10 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates a touchdown during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

DeSean Jackson, Eagles Agree To Longterm Contract

The Eagles locked up DeSean Jackson longterm with a five-year, $51 million deal.

  • Live
11 Total Updates since February 21, 2012
  • Important 1
  • Updates 11
  • All Updates 11

Cullen Jenkins Reworks Deal With Eagles

Cullen Jenkins will be back with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2012 after reworking his deal to make it considerably more salary-cap friendly on Tuesday (via ESPN). The defensive tackle had originally signed a five-year deal with the Eagles last July that included a $5 million roster bonus that was due next month. Without reworking the deal, it would have put the Eagles in a tough position as it would have dramatically effected how much he counted against the salary cap.

"We are very excited about having Cullen back on our football team," general manager Howie Roseman said in a statement on the team's website. "Cullen made an immediate impact for us this year on and off the field. We look forward to a great future together with him in an Eagles uniform."

Under the new deal, he'll receive his roster bonus but be paid $820,000 this year. He's also due to be paid $1.5 million in 2013, along with a potential $1 million roster bonus.

Jenkins enjoyed a solid year in 2011. The 31-year-old made 40 tackles and 5.5 sacks and played in all 16 games.

For more on the Eagles' offseason, be sure to check out Bleeding Green Nation.

Log In Sign Up

Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.




Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.