The Philadelphia Eagles will have all of their rookies at training camp today.
Tackle Lane Johnson, the team’s first-round draft pick, agreed to terms on a four-year contract late Saturday night and will be reporting to camp at the NovaCare Complex with rookies, quarterbacks and selected veterans.
“We’re very excited to have all of our draft picks ready to go for the start of training camp,” Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said in a statement. “I give Lane and his agent, Ken Sarnoff, a lot of credit for their work in getting this deal complete. Both had stated to us how important it was to get this deal signed before the rookies report on Monday, and they kept their word. We’re all looking forward to watch Lane get his NFL career started.”
Terms of the contract were not announced, but NFL.com reported the deal is worth $19.853 million and includes a signing bonus of $12.818 million.
The Eagles selected Johnson, a 6-foot-6, 310-pound tackle from Oklahoma, with the fourth overall pick in April’s NFL draft. He became the first-ever draft pick for new coach Chip Kelly and the first Eagles player taken in the top five since 1999, when then-coach Andy Reid tabbed QB Donovan McNabb at No. 2.
Johnson is expected to start at right tackle for the Eagles this season.
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