The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to restructured contracts with beginning security Rodney McLeod and kicker Jake Elliott, in keeping with ESPN’s Area Yates. Adam Caplan beforehand talked about an Elliott restructure earlier this week.
In line with Over The Cap projection’s, McLeod’s restructure frees up about $2.1 million this 12 months whereas Elliott’s restructure clears about $1.2 million.
The Eagles are already beneath the cap forward of the 2021 NFL league 12 months however they’re apparently nonetheless within the means of clearing room to make offseason additions.
As they have been at all times anticipated to, the Eagles reworked the contracts of a number of gamers this offseason. These names embody Jason Kelce, Brandon Brooks, Brandon Graham, Darius Slay, Isaac Seumalo, and Javon Hargrave. Lane Johnson was additionally reportedly set to restructure his deal however that didn’t find yourself occurring for some purpose.
With Elliott and McLeod, the Eagles have now restructured each veteran with absolutely assured 2021 base wage in order that the cap hit for all however the minimal of that base goes into future years. With one exception: Lane Johnson. Not apparent why they would not do it for him too. https://t.co/HMCpxD1Nd0
— Sam Lynch (@shlynch) March 17, 2021
Maybe the Eagles have issues about Johnson’s long-term well being coming off his season-ending ankle harm? However such motivation may’ve additionally made them reluctant to restructure Brooks …
In any case, the Eagles have some extra cap house to work with now. They’re hardly about to go on an enormous spending spree however they’ll be making some free agent signings in some unspecified time in the future within the close to future. Proper?