Herremans extension opens cap room
It compensates Herremans for moving from guard to right tackle, where he was due a $2.25 million escalator for switching positions.
The pact also enables the Eagles to spread out the guaranteed money and roster bonuses over five years.
Typically the Eagles don't do extensions for players such as Herremans with two years remaining on contracts. It surprised Herremans. And according to another report defensive end Trent Cole could be next in line for a restructuring.
This one worked for both sides. The deal is worth a reported $21 million, including $11 million in guarantees and roster bonuses.
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