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Eagles sign defensive end Brandon Graham to a three-year extension

The Philadelphia Eagles have locked up Brandon Graham for the foreseeable future.

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The Philadelphia Eagles have locked up Brandon Graham for the foreseeable future.

The team confirmed on Friday that they have signed the 30-year old defensive end to a three-year, $40 million contract extension through the 2021 season.

Graham, who was selected 13th overall in the 2010 NFL draft, has spent his entire nine-year career with the Eagles organization.

In 127 career games and 70 starts, he has compiled 317 combined tackles, 42.5 sacks, 16 forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries, seven passes defended and one touchdown.

He also played an integral in the team’s Super Bowl win over the New England Patriots at Super Bowl LII in February 2018.

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Former NFL star Chad Johnson admits he took viagra prior to games to boost his performance

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Longtime Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chad Johnson had himself quite the career. From 2001-2011, he recorded 766 receptions for 11,059 receiving yards and 67 touchdowns. He was also a six-time Pro Bowler, a three-time First-team All-Pro, and was a one-time NFL receiving yards leader (2006).

What does he attribute the success too? Well mostly hard work. But he did admit an unexpected medication helped him on the field.

“I took viagra before every game & people thought they’d stop me, if my stat line was bad i wasn’t covered, the pass was just incomplete” Johnson posted through his official Twitter account on Tuesday.

When his followers questioned the validity of that story, he doubled down.

“No it wasn’t a joke, I really took viagra before games, the increase in blood flow made me unbelievable [sic] explosive in & out of my routes.” 

He did it to maximize his performance, and get around the league’s performance enhancing drugs at the time.

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Chargers ink Joey Bosa to record-setting contract extension

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Joey Bosa is now a rich man.

The Los Angeles Chargers have signed the star defensive lineman to a lucrative five-year, $135 million contract extension that includes $102 million of guaranteed money, which is an NFL record for a defensive player.

The 25-year-old, who is entering the final year of his rookie deal, was initially selected third overall by the Chargers in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Through four seasons and 51 combined games, Bosa has amassed 201 combined tackles, 40 sacks, six forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. He is also a two-time Pro Bowler, and a recipient of the NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2016.

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Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower opts out of 2020 NFL season

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With the NFL season quickly approaching, players are going to have to make a decision on whether they want to risk their health and take the field during the coronavirus pandemic. Well Dont’a Hightower has already made up his mind.

The veteran Patriots linebacker announced that he will not participate in the 2020 NFL season. He had just welcomed a baby boy to the world on July 16th, and with the lack of healthy & safety measures implemented by the league, he wasn’t willing to take the chance and risk infecting his family.

“Me and my fiancée are just more concerned with the health of our family than football — especially the new addition to our family,” said Hightower.

Hightower, who was scheduled to make $8 million this season, becomes the fifth Patriots player to opt out of the 2020 campaign.

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