Dawkins signs contract extension
Still flush with more salary cap room than all but two other NFL franchises, the Philadelphia Eagles put some of that money to good use Monday and signed free safety Brian Dawkins to a six-year contract extension.
Talks between Eagles officials and the representatives for Dawkins had been under way since last fall and, while there was a definite start-and-stop nature to the negotiations, the consensus was a deal would eventually be struck.
The seven-year veteran ...
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