Philadelphia Eagles, Kevin Kolb Look to Finalize Extension Before Draft

April 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Now that the Eagles have traded Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins (words I never thought I'd have to write), the next move for both teams will be to sign their new quarterbacks to extensions immediately.

Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News isn't so sure that the Redskins and McNabb are making progress on a deal , but there's no doubt the Eagles will want to get Kevin Kolb locked up as soon as possible.

Both sides are ready to move on and look forward to next year, but they can't begin to do that until an extension is in place.
The Eagles are quick to lock up their young players, so I would expect the Birds to have a deal in place with Kolb before the draft on April 22.

The numbers of the deal will probably be fairly unspectacular. Kolb will be paid like a starting quarterback, but he will probably only get middle-of-the-pack money since there's no past performance to work from.

The high-end quarterbacks are making between $10 millio...

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