ôThe Philadelphia Eagles have signed Brent Celek to a six-year contract extension that will keep him in Eagle green until 2016. The extension could be worth up to $33m and contains $10.5m in guaranteed moneyùquite a haul for a man making the league-minimum $460,000 this season." When I first saw the above news on Tuesday, I was happy. In only his third NFL season, Celek has exploded onto the scene and become the weapon everyone thought he could be. Following in a long line of excellent Eagle tight ends like LJ Smith, Chad Lewis, and Keith Jackson, thatÆs high praise. But then I sat on it for a couple days, and something dawned on me. DidnÆt the Eagles do this a couple years ago with a guy named Reggie Brown? Okay, before you scratch your head, yes, I think Celek has a lot more long-ter ...
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