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Darius Slay agrees to a two-year, $42 million Eagles extension, according to report: “Back like never left!”



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After a dramatic week, cornerback Darius Slay is officially back with the Philadelphia Eagles. On Thursday, he agreed to a two-year extension. team announced. Slay is reportedly getting a three-year, $42 million deal, including $23 million with a full guarantee.

It turned out that the Eagles were on track to lose their first seed. 1 cornerback on Wednesday. The five-time professional bowler was recently cleared for a trade while negotiating a possible extension with the Philadelphia Flames, and then release announcements. However, Slay was never officially released, and then things changed a lot.

CBS Sports NFL Insider Josina Anderson reported Wednesday night that the Eagles had a hard time letting go of Slay and wanted to keep him. Then came ESPN. saying that Slay should have stayed with the Eagles.

Shortly thereafter, Slay announced on Twitter that he would indeed not be leaving the City of Brotherly Love.

On Tuesday, the Eagles won a key part of their secondary Super Bowl. re-signing Free agent defenseman James Bradbury on a three-year contract. Two days later, they found a way to keep Slay.

Originally acquired in a trade from the Lions prior to the 2020 season, Slay spent three seasons as the Eagles’ top cover. The five-time pro bowler has thrown seven interceptions and 31 pass deflections during his time in Philadelphia. Upon arrival, he signed a three-year, $50 million extension but had to pay more than $26 million in 2023, making him a potential victim of the cap. His release would ultimately save the Eagles $17.5 million this year as the team put him on a cut after June 1, according to NFL Media.

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