Eagles, Brandon Graham discussing new deal

In a contract year, Eagles outside linebacker Brandon Graham has proved his worth.

According to a report from CSNPhilly.com, Graham and the Eagles have begun negotiations on a new four-year deal. This brings things full circle for Graham, who was seen as a trade candidate a year ago. Now Graham is someone the Eagles believe is an important player in their rotation.

Graham was seen as a player with a lot of potential after being selected with the 13th overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft out of Michigan.

Locking up Graham would be great insurance for whatever happens to veteran Trent Cole. Cole could be on his way out of Philadelphia this offseason due to salary cap concerns.

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