Eagles, DT Cox agree on six-year deal

Eagles, DT Cox agree on six-year deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Standout defensive tackle Fletcher Cox agreed Monday to a six-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles that could earn him nine figures.

The first-round draft pick in 2012 has been a starter since midway in his rookie season. One of the NFL's most versatile defensive linemen, he has 308 tackles & 22 sacks in his four pro seasons.

Cox, 25, did not attend the team's organized offseason activities, yet returned to the teams last week.

p>He comes off his best NFL season with 104 tackles (80 solo) & 9 1-2 sacks. He had three sacks against New Orleans in Week 5, a career high.

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