Chris Long has no plans to retire, and the Philadelphia Eagles also have no plans on moving on from him. Per Peter King of the Monday Morning Quarterback, the Eagles have every intension of bringing Long back for 2018, the final year of his two year deal. The Eagles save $1.95 million in cap space if they would have moved on from Long, who will be 33 next season. Long was extremely productive in 2017, having 28 tackles, five sacks, and four forced fumbles. Eighty percent of the time Long recorded a sack, the football ended up on the ground. Long finished second in the NFL with four forced fumbles on the season, all of which came on sacks. The Eagles defensive end finished with 28 tackles and five sacks on the season, all while playing 48.16 percent of the snaps.
Eagles plan to bring back Chris Long
247 Sports | Mar 5