Eagles reportedly restructuring Lane Johnson’s contract

13 March 2018 Eagles News

According to Field Yates, Howie is creating much needed cap breathing room by restructuring OT Lane Johnson’s contract.

As we know, the Eagles are currently over cap and need to get down by the start of the league year deadline on Wednesday.

Yates reports the Eagles cap hit will now by close to $5M instead of the expected $12.48M. A savings of around $7M in cap.

Source: the Eagles have created $7.5M in cap space for 2018 by restructuring OT Lane Johnson’s deal. His new cap hit is now $4.98M, down from $12.48M, with Johnson also collecting a $4.192M signing bonus.

— Field Yates (@FieldYates) March 13, 2018


Former Eagles CEO Joe Banner had this to take away from Roseman’s move to restructure Johnson’s deal:

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