Eagles sign Lane Johnson to five-year, $63 million deal

The Philadelphia Eagles hammered out a five-year, $63 million contract extension for offensive tackle Lane Johnson today. The deal includes $35.5 million guaranteed. He's under contract through the 2021 season. He was selected fourth overall in 2013. Johnson has started 45 games, and was suspended for four games in 2014 for violating the NFL performance-enhancing drug policy. Johnson, 25, has played right tackle primarily. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.  
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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