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DeMarco Murray’s new deal has $25.5 million base, $33 million maximum value

RB DeMarco Murray will likely be traded to the Titans when the new league year begins. Which other Eagles will be traded?

As expected, running back DeMarco Murray will be revising his contract in connection with his looming trade to the Titans. Given the terms of the Eagles deal that Murray struggled (for a variety of reasons) to justify in 2015, Murray will end up with a solid package in Tennessee.

Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the revised four-year deal has a base value of $25.5 million, with $12.5 million guaranteed. Of that amount, $6 million is fully guaranteed in 2016, and $3 million is fully guaranteed in 2017. The remaining $3.25 million is guaranteed money is guaranteed for injury only at signing, and it converts to a full guarantee on the fifth day of the 2017 league year.

Incentives could push the deal to a maximum value of $33 million. That’s a healthy increase in the $1.5 million in remaining available escalators in Murray’s prior contract.

Murray was due to make $7 million this year, $8 million in 2017, $8 million in 2018, and $8 million in 2019, a four-year base package of $31 million.

He actually has more guaranteed money remaining than he did in Philly, where the full guarantee was $7 million this year, $2 million next year, and $3 million on the third day of the 2017 league year. He’ll also have a chance to make up the difference on the base package through the various available incentive payments.

Murray leaves Philadelphia with $9 million that he earned for one season in 2015. It’s still not known what the Titans will be sending to the Eagles, but the haul should at least include a fruit basket, given that the Eagles escaped responsibility for another $9 million in fully guaranteed money.