The Eagles put a second-round tender on All-Pro fullback Leonard Weaver on Thursday, but it's likely the two sides will soon agree to a contract extension.
"We are very close on a long-term extension," Weaver's agent, Harold Lewis, told the Philadelphia Daily News. "We are both going to sleep on a couple of things and pick it back up in the morning."
Lewis said the same thing to the Inquirer. It looks like the Eagles slapped the second-round tender on Weaver simply to preserve the right to continue negotiating. Since Weaver has until the middle part of April to sign the tender, there's not really a big rush. But it sounds like there's enough momentum to go ahead and reach an agreement.