Eagles sign first-rounder Marcus Smith

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed first-round outside linebacker Marcus Smith to a four-year contract.

It includes the standard fifth-year option.

Smith is a former high school quarterback. He recorded 14.5 sacks last season.

He recorded 24 career sacks.

Smith was named American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year last season when he recorded 18.5 tackles for losses.

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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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