"I'm feeling the best I've ever felt," he told the team website.
It's no wonder. He recorded career-highs in tackles (36), tackles for losses (13 1/2), assists (11) and sacks (5.5) in 2014. He earned significant playing time in a rotation at that position. And with Trent Cole off to Indianapolis, those reps could increase this year.
Graham has toiled feverishly to improve his game and adapt to a new defensive system. The result was a new four-year contract with the team.
"I understand the game and the league and what it takes to get it done here," he said. "I think I've grown up. I'm serious about being a great player. I want to be the best."
"I'm just happy to be back with the Eagles," Graham told the website.
Graham, 26, is a rising star who registered 46 tackles, 5.5 sacks and four forced fumbles as a part-time player last season. The 6-2, 265-pounder has not missed a game in the past three years.
The Eagles announced it as a four-year deal without specifying the money involved.
Free agent outside linebacker
The Giants franchised defensive end Jasson Pierre-Paul but appear ready to add more talent to the defensive line once free agency opens Tuesday. The team has also been connected to
The Giants have also expressed interest in safety Devin McCourty but expect him to be tough to sign.
The 6-5, 265-pounder played in every game, recording 46 tackles, 5.5 sacks and four forced fumbles. He's seeking $30 million over four years, including $20 million guaranteed, reports Comcast SportsNet.
|7||10/25/15||@ CAR||8:30 pm|
|Bye: Week 8|
|9||11/8/15||@ DAL||8:30 pm|
|12||11/26/15||@ DET||12:30 pm|
|13||12/6/15||@ NE||4:25 pm|
|17||1/3/16||@ NYG||1:00 pm|
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