Friday, March 6, 2015

Jordan signs tender

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Linebacker Akeem Jordan has signed his tender from the Eagles and will play under one-year contracts.

Jordan signs tender

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Linebacker Akeem Jordan has signed his tender from the Eagles and will play under one-year contracts.

A restricted free agents, he was tendered at a second-round level.

Jordan, an undrafted free agent three years ago, will make $1.684 million this season.

Earlier we reported that Nick Cole had also signed his tender, but general manager Howie Roseman said he had received incorrect information.

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Cole played under the RFA tender last year and his agent had been hoping for a multiyear deal.

The Eagles went into free agency with 10 restricted free agents.

Fullback Leonard Weaver and Jason Avant signed extensions. The remaining six players have not yet signed their tenders: cornerback Ellis Hobbs (first round), linebacker Omar Gaither (fifth), guard Max Jean-Gilles (fourth round), linebacker Chris Gocong (third) and punter Sav Rocca (no compensation but the right to match). Tight end Alex Smith was not tendered.

 Jordan, 24, set a career high with 82 tackles in 2009 despite only playing in 12 games (ten starts). He also notched his first career sack and became the first Eagles linebacker to post two interceptions in a season since Ike Reese did so in 2004.

To read our earlier post, click here.

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