Eagles, Lane Johnson Agree To Terms

The Eagles and first-round pick Lane Johnson have agreed to terms on a four-year deal, the team announced Saturday night.

“We’re very excited to have all of our draft picks ready to go for the start of training camp,” said Eagles general manager Howie Roseman in a statement. “I give Lane and his agent, Ken Sarnoff, a lot of credit for their work in getting this deal complete. Both had stated to us how important it was to get this deal signed before the rookies report on Monday and they kept their word. We’re all looking forward to watch Lane get his NFL career started.”

Adam Caplan has some details:

Deal does include offset language. However, LJ’s signing bonus $$ will not be deferred.

— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) July 21, 2013

 

 

With Johnson in the fold, the Eagles now have all of their 2013 draft picks under contract. Rookies are set to report to the NovaCare Complex for training camp on Monday. They’ll practice Tuesday and Wednesday before veterans show up on Thursday. And the first full-squad practice is set for Friday.

Even though Chip Kelly described Johnson as “raw” when the Eagles drafted him, the No. 4 overall pick is expected to start at right tackle in his first season.

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