Eagles re-sign WR DeSean Jackson, Giants sign TE Martellus Bennett, and Jets re-sign K Nick Folk!
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#NFL #FreeAgency The Eagles re-signed ‘explosive’ WR DeSean Jackson, the Giants signed TE Martellus Bennett, and Jets re-signed K Nick Folk! RB Peyton Hillis signed to the Chiefs! The Jets are also interested in getting WR Jericho Cothery back on the team! To update a previous blog, Lions re-signed WR Calvin Johnson to an eight-year contract worth $132 Million w/ $60 Million guaranteed! Johnson has the biggest contract in the NFL! Also in separate #NFL drama, check out former Giants’ Imani Toomer and Jeremy Shockey twitter feud!
“We are thrilled to be able to keep one of the NFL’s top playmakers in Philadelphia,” Eagles coach Andy Reid said. “DeSean is a gamebreaker. He has the speed and ability to score from anywhere on the field, and he has proven himself to be a big threat for our offense.”
“Signing our own players was a big priority for us this offseason,” Reid said. “And DeSean was certainly high on our list. We are very excited about his future as an Eagle.” – espn
The Philadelphia Eagles re-signed WR DeSean Jackson to a five-year deal worth $51 Million! They extended his contract after originally franchise tagging him on a one-year deal worth $9.4 Million! Jackson is still young, 25, and an integral piece of the ‘Dream Team’ in Philly! Jackson has career totals of 229 receptions, 4,085 yards and 21 touchdowns in four years after being drafted out of Cal. He also has three rushing scores and a franchise-record four punt return touchdowns.
“He’s ready to go to work and wants to prove he can be one of the top tight ends in the NFL,” Giants general manager Jerry Reese said. “We think the sky is the limit for him here.”
“This could be a terrific move for both him and us,’’ added Giants coach Tom Coughlin. – nypost
“In our situation, it’s a perfect match because here we are with two guys that aren’t going to be able to go,” Giants coach Tom Coughlin said. “He is anxious to prove the quality of athlete and football player that he can be. If you go back to ’08, ’09, ’10, ’11, you can see spots where he flashes as what he could be.” – espn
The NY Giants signed free-agent TE Martellus Bennett to a one-year deal worth $2.5 Million! Bennett was released from the Dallas Cowboys. The Giants are in serious need of tight ends, after they lost both TE Jake Ballard and TE Travis Beckham (w/ torn ACL’s) during Super Bowl XLVI! Ballard and Beckham will not be ready to play until the end of the season due to the severity of that injury.
“Glad to be back with (the Jets) and all my teammates,” Folk tweeted. “This is going to be a fun and exciting year. Putting in lots of hard work to get ready.” – espn
The Jets re-signed K Nick Folk to an undisclosed contract on Wednesday! The Jets are trying to keep as many players as possible with free-agency in full swing.