Darryl Tapp, Philadelphia Eagles Agree to Extension, Adam Shefter Reports

March 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

News came out a couple of days ago that only a few hours after the trade had taken place, the Philadelphia Eagles and brand-new acquisition Darryl Tapp had an extension in place.
No one knew the numbers, but now it appears that NFL insider Adam Schefter—surprise, surprise—has them.

"For those scoring at home: Eagles gave newly acquired DE Darryl Tapp a three-year, $9 million deal that includes a $3 million signing bonus," Schefter tweets.
Personally, I love Schefter—not only for his fantastic inside news, but also because his tweets are actually in English.

There's no word as to whether the signing bonus will be paid out this year or prorated through the life of the contract—but it doesn't really matter. If Tapp actually becomes an effective starter, it will be an incredible value for the Birds.

While I still believe the Eagles overpaid for Tapp, it appears Seahawks fans don't feel the same way. After talking to a few of them...

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