The Eagles signed offensive tackle Todd Herremans Tuesday to a three-year contract extension through 2016.
Herremans, 29, started all 16 games in 2011 at tackle, after primarily playing guard during his first six seasons in Philadelphia. A fourth-round selection in 2005 out of Saginaw Valley State, Herremans is the second longest-tenured member of the Philadelphia offense, having played in 95 games.
“We are excited to be able to sign Todd to a new contract,” Eagles head coach Andy Reid said in a statement released by the team. “Todd’s intelligence, toughness, durability, and leadership are second to none. Very few players in the NFL can play at an extremely high level at both the guard and tackle positions and Todd has done that for us. He has been a big part of the success of our offense over the last several years."
Herremans was part of an Eagles offense that set a franchise record in 2011 with 6,386 total yards, a season after it set a team record with 439 total points. He has also scored two touchdowns in his career, the first from Donovan McNabb at Seattle in 2008 and the other from Michael Vick at Dallas in 2010.