Eagles 2nd round pick Landon Dickerson signs rookie contract
Right before the start of training camp, the Philadelphia Eagles signed second-round pick Landon Dickerson to his four-year rookie contract. Dickerson was the final member of the 2021 draft class without a contract. The deal is worth a total of $8.6 million with a $3.6 million signing bonus.
The rookie center will likely miss some time this season as he continues to recover from his ACL tear that occurred in January. Looking at the salary cap, Dickerson will have a $1.5 million cap hit this season, leaving the Eagles still with a decent amount of space to sign someone before the start of the season. Yesterday Howie Roseman made a long-awaited move, signing cornerback Steven Nelson to a one-year deal worth $4 million.
While the Eagles don’t plan on redshirting Dickerson despite his injury, he won’t likely see the field unless Jason Kelce goes down with an injury. With Kelce possibly hanging up his cleats in the near future, Landon Dickerson will probably be the leader of this offensive line for the future. Philly’s first practice this season is Wednesday, while players report for training camp tomorrow.
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