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Eagles, Maclin reach deal

First-round pick Jeremy Maclin has agreed to terms on a 5-year deal with the Eagles, a source close to the situation said late tonight.

Eagles, Maclin reach deal

Denver’s signing of 18th overall pick Robert Ayers, the player taken just before Maclin, presumably helped break the logjam.   (AP Photo/Bradley C Bower)
Denver’s signing of 18th overall pick Robert Ayers, the player taken just before Maclin, presumably helped break the logjam. (AP Photo/Bradley C Bower) AP

First-round pick Jeremy Maclin has agreed to terms on a 5-year deal with the Eagles, a source close to the situation said late tonight.

The deal calls for a total of $15.5 million with $9.5 million guaranteed, the source said.

The Eagles confirmed the signing with a press release shortly after 11:30.

Denver’s signing of 18th overall pick Robert Ayers, the player taken just before Maclin, presumably helped break the logjam.

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Maclin, from Missouri, was the lowest-picked first rounder who remained unsigned before the deal was completed; after corner Malcom Jenkins, drafted 14th by the Saints and still unsigned, every other first-rounder through 32 is under contract.

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