Johnson will now make $4.98 million next season, as opposed to the $12.48 million he was scheduled to make. The Eagles were expected to be $9.8 over the salary cap before the move, so the restructured deal will go a long way in helping out the Eagles.
Johnson (concussion) won't carry an injury designation into Monday night's game against the Redskins.
Johnson cleared the league's concussion protocol earlier this week and was a full participant at practice. The 27-year-old looks ready to go for Monday night's divisional matchup with the Redskins.
Johnson (concussion) practiced Tuesday, Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Johnson has passed concussion protocol testing, rejoining his teammates on the filed Tuesday. Barring in any major setbacks, the tackle should be ready for Monday night's tilt with the Redskins.
Johnson (concussion) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Panthers, Zach Berman of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Johnson remains in the concussion protocol and was unable to practice during the Eagles' short week, so his lack of availability for Thursday doesn't come as a surprise. With Johnson in street clothes in Week 6, Halapoulivaati Vaitai will enter the starting lineup.
Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said Tuesday that Johnson remains under the NFL's concussion protocol and is day-to-day in advance of the team's game Thursday against the Panthers, Eliot Shorr-Parks of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.
Barring miraculous improvement in his recovery from the concussion within the next two days, it appears Johnson will be sidelined for Week 6, paving the way for Halapoulivaati Vaitai to pick up a start at one of the tackle spots. Vaitai previously started six games in Johnson's stead when the latter was suspended by the NFL a season ago.
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