The Philadelphia Eagles announced Thursday that they’ve officially signed S Chris Maragos to a three-year extension.
- Ian Rapoport reports that Maragos receives a three-year, $6 million extension from the Eagles that includes $2.45 million guaranteed.
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“From the first day he set foot in the city of Philadelphia in 2014, Chris Maragos has represented our organization at the highest level on and off the field,” said Howie Roseman. “His work ethic, team-first attitude, accountability and high character are things he brings to work every single day. And he happens to be one of the best special teams players in the NFL and we’re excited to be able to extend his contract.”
Maragos, 27, originally signed on with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent out of Wisconsin back in 2010. He spent just over a year with the 49ers before he was waived and later and later signed to the Seahawks’ practice squad.
It wasn’t until 2014 that Maragos joined the Eagles on a three-year contract. Maragos was in the final year of his three-year, $4 million and set to a make a base salary of $1.5 million for the 2016 season.
In 2016, Maragos has appeared in nine games for the Eagles as a special teams contributor and recorded five tackles.