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Sep 9, 2012; Cleveland, OH, USA; Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy (25) runs behind center Jason Kelce (62) in the fourth quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Eagles, Jason Kelce expected to reach contract extension

Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce is getting ready to enter the final year of his rookie deal, but it looks like he could be in for a big pay day before the new league year begins. According to CSN Philly, Kelce and the Eagles are expected to reach a long-term contract extension before the beginning of the 2014-15 NFL season.

The base salary of Kelce’s current deal is set at $645,000, but a long-term deal will give him a significant pay raise.

Kelce started all 16 games this past season for the Eagles, and he proved himself to be one of the top centers in the game — if not the best.

Considering it was just in 2012 Kelce missed a majority of the season with a torn ACL, his performance in 2013 was nothing short of incredible.

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