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Chris Long will return to the Eagles in 2018

AP - Chris Szagola

Chris Long won’t be retiring just yet.

Long, who was mulling walking away from the game a few days ago, has accepted the Philadelphia Eagles’restructured contract offer, according to a report from Pardon My Take. Long is a frequent guest to Barstool Sports’ Pardon My Take podcast.

His new deal guarantees Long $3 million, with his base salary increasing from $1 million to $2.5 million, according to ESPN’s Field Yates.

The soon to be 33-year-old played 48.2 percent of the Eagles snaps during their Super Bowl campaign and recorded five sacks, with four of them being strip-sacks. His pressure on Case Keenum in the NFC Championship Game against the Minnesota Vikings led to Patrick Robinson’s 50-yard, pick-six.

Long was also known for what he did off the field in 2017. He donated all the money he made last season, which was just shy of $1 million, to scholarships and charities that support educational equity.

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