Eagles pick up fifth-year option for Fletcher Cox

The Philadelphia Eagles have exercise their ifth-year option for defensive end Fletcher Cox. Cox is under contract now through the 2016 season, at a cost of $7.8 million. Cox is a 2012 first-round pick. He had 61 tackles and four sacks last season. Cox played collegiately at Mississippi State. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun  
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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