Eagles Sign WR Alshon Jeffery to 4-year Extension

The Eagles have signed wide receiver Alshon Jeffery to a four-year contract extension that runs through 2021, the team announced Saturday morning.

Jeffery is the second veteran offseason acquisition signed to a one-year deal the Eagles have signed to a multi-year, multi-million contract extension. They secured Tim Jernigan last month.

"First of all I just want to thank Jeffrey Lurie and the entire Eagles organization," Jeffery said. "I love it here.

"I'm blessed to have the opportunity to play for this organization and for these fans. Everyone has welcomed me with open arms and now I'm looking forward to being here for a long time. We have a great group here and I'm excited to be a part of it."

Jeffery hasn't put up huge numbers in his first 11 games with the Eagles, but his chemistry with Carson Wentz seems to be growing each week.

He has 17 catches for 265 yards and five touchdowns the last four games and is 43 for 619 with seven TDs so far this year.

Although he only ranks 42nd in the NFL in catches and 30th in yards, Jeffery is tied for fifth in touchdown receptions.

Jeffery takes a streak of four straight games with a touchdown catch into Seattle Sunday night and is just two shy of the team record of six, set in 1985 by Mike Quick.

Jeffery, 27, needs just 203 yards for his best season since 2014, his second consecutive 1,000-yard season with the Bears.

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