PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — On the eve of NFL Free Agency, the Eagles and linebacker Brandon Graham agreed to a new 4-year contract. Graham was set to become a free agent on Tuesday, but opted to stay with the Eagles instead.

The terms of the deal are reportedly 4-years for $26 million with $14 million guaranteed.

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Graham will remain with the team that drafted him and is expected to see an increased role following the release of long-tenured Eagles Trent Cole.

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Graham appeared in all 16 games last season for the Eagles and recorded 46 tackles, 5.5 sacks and four forced fumbles.

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