The Eagles and wide receiver DeVonta Smith have reached a consensus on a three-year contract extension, a move that was anticipated.

The Philadelphia Eagles have officially inked a three-year contract extension with wide receiver DeVonta Smith, as confirmed by the team on Monday. According to a league source cited by The Athletic, the extension includes $51 million guaranteed.

By securing Smith’s services through the 2028 season, the Eagles are reinforcing the foundation of their offense for the future during this offseason. Smith, who clinched the Heisman Trophy in his final season at Alabama, was drafted by Philadelphia with the 10th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. Since then, he has been a regular starter, showcasing his prowess as a consistent offensive threat. The 25-year-old receiver has just completed his second consecutive 1,000-yard season, notching seven touchdowns in each of the past two years.

In his rookie season, Smith hauled in 64 passes for 916 yards and five touchdowns.

This extension aligns with Philadelphia’s strategy of nurturing a deeply talented core through the draft and securing those players long-term through proactive contract negotiations. Smith’s deal follows a series of offseason moves by the Eagles’ front office to lock in key players for the foreseeable future.

Earlier, Philadelphia reached a three-year extension with offensive tackle Jordan Mailata, a seventh-round pick in 2018, valued at up to $66 million, with $48 million guaranteed. Additionally, Pro Bowl offensive lineman Landon Dickerson, a second-round pick in 2021, received a contract extension that made him the highest-paid guard in the NFL.

With this agreement, Smith’s tenure with the Eagles extends through the 2028 season.

General manager Howie Roseman had acknowledged the impending need to address Smith’s contract. While exercising Smith’s fifth-year option by the May 2 deadline was a possibility, it was evident that the Eagles were inclined towards securing a long-term deal. At the NFL scouting combine, Roseman hinted at the team’s commitment to retaining players like Smith, stating, “without getting into specifics, those are guys you don’t really want to leave.”

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