The Philadelphia Eagles announced that they’ve signed LB DeMeco Ryans to a one-year extension on Monday.
- Jeff McLane reports that Ryans’ new two-year deal is worth $7.5 million and can increase up to $10.5 million.
- McLane adds that Ryans receives $6.25 million guaranteed.
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This move will keep Ryans under team control through the 2016 season.
Ryan, 30, had one year remaining on his six-year, $48 million contract that included $21.75 million guaranteed. He stands to make a base salary of $6.8 million for the 2015 season to go along with a cap figure of $6.9 million.
In 2014, Ryan appeared in eight games and recorded 45 tackles, one interception, a fumble recovery, and four pass defenses. Pro Football Focus has Ryans rated as the No. 25 inside linebacker out of 60 qualifying players.