Philadelphia Eagles News, April 5: Jordan Mailata’s Massive Contract Extension, Brandon Graham Praises Howie Roseman, and More

Here's the latest news involving the Philadelphia Eagles, including Brandon Graham's comments on last season's struggles, Avonte Maddox's return, and more.

Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman just can’t help himself as he continues to make moves this offseason. The Eagles officially made two transactions on Thursday, including signing one of their franchise cornerstones to a massive extension.

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While Roseman continues to reward the young talent in Philadelphia this offseason, the Eagles are also preparing for the 2024 NFL Draft. Are the Eagles going to continue their recent trend of addressing the trenches early in the draft or will they break their tendencies?

All of that and more in today’s Eagles news!

Eagles’ Depth Chart: Where Do They Stand Following Avonte Maddox’s Return?

When the Eagles released Avonte Maddox earlier this offseason, initial reports mentioned the possibility of a return to Philadelphia. Fast forward to April and Maddox is re-signing with the Eagles on a one-year deal. While Maddox likely isn’t guaranteed a roster spot in Philadelphia, he will provide some much-needed competition at slot cornerback if healthy.

READ MORE: Analyzing Philadelphia’s Secondary Depth Chart

Jordan Mailata’s Contract Details: Eagles Extend Left Tackle Through 2028 Season

After signing starting right guard Landon Dickerson to a massive contract extension, the Eagles decided to take care of his next-door neighbor. Eagles left tackle Jordan Mailata signed a three-year, $66 million extension with $48 million guaranteed. Following Mailata’s extension, four of Philadelphia’s projected starting offensive linemen are under contract for at least the next two seasons. However, the Eagles need to figure out who will start at right guard.

CONTINUE READING: Jordan Mailata’s Massive Contract Extension

Brian Blewis’ Latest 2024 NFL Mock Draft: Eagles Select Offensive Tackle in First Round

Roseman and the Eagles have already broken some of their recent tendencies this offseason. Philadelphia paid significant money to a running back and signed one of the biggest available names at linebacker. Yet will the Eagles break their recent streak of addressing the trenches in the first round of the NFL Draft?

Pro Football Network’s Brian Blewis doesn’t think so, as he has the Eagles selecting an offensive tackle with the 22nd overall pick in his latest mock draft.

KEEP READING: Pro Football Network’s Latest Mock Draft

Brandon Graham Addresses Philadelphia’s Struggles Last Season

Following an embarrassing collapse to end last season, Eagles veteran defensive end Brandon Graham discussed what happened in Philadelphia. Graham appeared on ESPN Radio and assessed what went wrong for the Eagles down the final stretch. Graham believes that miscommunication was a major reason for Philadelphia’s struggles.

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Trolls Jalen Hurts in Philadelphia

As the city of Philadelphia braces for the start of WrestleMania 40, the WWE has created a five-day fan experience at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson appeared at WWE World on Thursday and immediately roasted Philadelphia’s favorite sports team. Johnson blamed his late arrival on him being occupied by watching videos of the Eagles and Jalen Hurts losing in the playoffs once again.

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