EAGLES RESTRUCTURE JOHNSON, ELLIOT, CREATING $6.9M CAP SPACE!

By Jenny Masters

Right tackle Lane Johnson and kicker Jake Elliott had their annual deals restructured as the Eagles shaved off roughly $6.9 million, per ESPN’s Field Yates.

Before these moves, the Birds had just $1.22 million in team cap space (via OverTheCap); Johnson was on the books for $7 million in base salary in 2022 while Elliott was due $3.75 million.

This begs the question, could another move be coming? Probably not. The Eagles are looking to sign new starting safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson to a contract extension. He’s predicted to receive as much as $9 million per year. Gardner-Johnson didn’t seem worried about something getting done when asked about it last week.

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