5 Philadelphia Eagles who have earned an extension

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – JANUARY 01: Head coach Doug Pederson of the Philadelphia Eagles talks with general manager Howie Roseman before a game against the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field on January 1, 2017, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

You can count on the fact that this Philadelphia Eagles team will look decidedly different when they take the field in 2020, but there are a few ‘Birds’ worthy of keeping around.

It’s hard to imagine what it must feel like to have your family on call and waiting for the news about where they might be moving to at all times, but that’s the life you choose when you sign up for a career in the NFL. Ten games into the 2019 season, the Philadelphia Eagles boast both one of the most expensive and oldest rosters in pro football. That’s wonderful for any fan who values experience, but it doesn’t mean much when that experience isn’t producing wins.

See, here’s what’s unfortunate about experienced players. In some circles, that could also be translated as ‘old’. Age means that the body doesn’t heal as quickly as it once did.

Injuries have contributed to an average season by ‘The Birds’, but so has poor performance by starters in important positions. All of that will be taken into consideration when guys at the end of their current deals are evaluated. Let’s rewind just a tad before we get into that.

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