Former Gamecock Gets Big Contract with Philadelphia Eagles

Philadelphia, PA (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles have signed wide receiver Alshon Jeffery to a four-year contract extension that runs through 2021.
    
The deal announced Saturday is reportedly worth $52 million, with $27 million guaranteed. The 27-year-old Jeffery signed a one-year deal with the Eagles in free agency in March after playing for the Chicago Bears his first five seasons.
    
The Eagles lead the NFL with a 10-1 record and play at Seattle (7-4) on Sunday.
    
Jeffery is tied for fifth in the NFL with seven touchdown catches. He is second on the team with 43 receptions and 619 yards receiving.
    
Jeffery has 347 receptions for 5,168 yards and 33 touchdowns in 74 career games.
    
 

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