The left tackle received a four-year contract in Philadelphia and will be linked to the team through 2025.
The Philadelphia Eagles they signed the left tackle Jordan mailata with a Contract extension by four years and $ 64 millionconfirmed the agent of Mailata to Adam Schefter from ESPN this Saturday.
The agreement, which runs until the campaign of the 2025, it could have a value of up to 80 million and includes 40.85 million guaranteed, Officers Jeff Nalley and Graylan Crain told ESPN.
It took place this Saturday, just before the team left the facility to fly to Atlanta for its first game of the regular season against the Falcons.
“Excited to be here for another four years, representing this team and the city,” he stated. Mailata in a video posted on Twitter by Eagles. “I can’t wait to continue representing my family and everything in me. Give everything to you to get the championship. Remember, Go Birds!”
The rise of Mailata It has been nothing short of remarkable. A former Australian rugby player, he had no prior football experience and could barely name an NFL team when he came to IMG Academy to train in January 2018 as part of the NFL’s International Player Pathway program.
At 6 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 346 pounds, his athleticism was evident, but he didn’t even know how to put on or take off his helmet at first, much less understand the intricacies of a professional offense.
He was recruited by the Eagles in the seventh round (233rd overall) in the 2018 draft.
MailataThe 24-year-old did not play his first two NFL seasons, but showed marked improvement under offensive line coach Jeff Stoutland. He started 10 games last season as the offensive front of the Eagles he was hit by injuries and he showed that he is good.
Came to the summer in a competition for the position of left tackle A starter with former first-round draft pick Andre Dillard, who was limited by multiple injuries. Mailata he became the clear favorite to win the job as the weeks went by.