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Eagles LeSean McCoy gets new Contract

LeSean McCoy Takes it to the House against the New York Giants

The Philadelphia Eagles Offseason keeps on coming with exciting news for the futre of this team. The Eagles  Announced today that they have Signed RB LeSean McCoy to a 5 Year Extention worth 45 Million. out of the 45 Million, 20.765 is Guaranteed.

Last year LeSean McCoy made the Pro Bowl ast the Starting RB for the NFC, McCoy carried 273 times for 1,309 yards and 17 touchdowns, plus another 48 catches for 315 yards through the air. In 2010 he carried 207 times for 1,080 yards and seven touchdowns, plus 78 catches for 592 yards. In his two seasons as a starter he has averaged 5.0 yards a carry and scored 29 total touchdowns.

Also this Offseason the Eagles also gave Contract extentions to DeSean Jackson, Evan Mathis, Todd Herremans  and Trent Cole, Acquire DeMeco Ryans. Draft Cox, Kendricks, Curry, Boykin.

Here are some quotes from Andy Reid, Howie Roseman, LeSean McCoy, Drew Rosenhaus, Michael Vick,  about LeSean McCoy New Contract

Andy Reid: “LeSean is one of the most electrifying running backs in the National Football League. He can do it all – run, catch, block and score touchdowns from anywhere on the field. He’s worked extremely hard to turn himself into a Pro Bowl running back and he is well deserving of this contract extension. I give a lot of credit to Howie Roseman and Drew Rosenhaus for hammering out this deal

Andy Reid about the Eagles OffSeason: “We are excited to continue this offseason of taking care of our own players”

LeSean McCoy on  the New contract: It’s the right timing for this deal. Its hard during the season to do a deal, you want focus all on football.

LeSean McCoy-“The main goal is to win a championshp. That is the main goal to bring a Super Bowl to the city of Philadelphia.”

LeSean McCoy Agent Drew Rosenhaus: “This deal got done because Andy Reid wanted LeSean McCoy to remain an Eagle.”

Michael Vick on Twitter about LeSean McCoy New Deal: ” @MikeVick Congrats lil bro @cutonDimes25 We are in this together. Let’s go to work.”

Eagles GM Howie Roseman: “We sat down for our offseason plan and wanted to be aggressive about keeping our own. Really excited he’ll be here long time.”