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Former Raven Timmy Jernigan signs contract extension with the Philadelphia Eagles

Timmy got paid!

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at Philadelphia Eagles Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

This past offseason, the Ravens traded defensive lineman Timmy Jernigan and a third round pick (99th overall) to the Philadelphia Eagles for their third round pick (74th overall). The move was seen as an effort to get some sort of return for Jernigan who was in the final year of his contract and unlikely to re-sign with the Ravens.

On Thursday, news broke that Jernigan signed a four year $48 million extension with the Eagles. It is worth noting, this contract also guarantees him $26 million.

Jernigan played well in his three seasons in Baltimore, but as a two-gapping defensive end with the Ravens, he wasn't utilized properly in Dean Pees’ scheme.

The pick that the Ravens packaged Jernigan for was ultimately used to select defensive lineman Chris Wormley, who has only played in five of the Ravens’ nine games thus far. He has accumulated only five tackles and no sacks.

Jernigan, on the other hand, has played in all nine of the Eagles games, accumulating 1.5 sacks and seven tackles for a loss. The numbers may not seem glamorous for Jernigan, but his play for the 8-1 Eagles will likely garner him Pro-Bowl consideration in the coming weeks.

Only a few months in, it looks like the Ravens have lost this trade, failing to find a way to properly utilize Jernigan. On the flip side, the Ravens are cap strapped as it stands and likely would not have the resources to retain Jernigan this coming offseason.