The Philadelphia Eagles are no strangers to spending money to lock up talented players, and did so with their tackle duo, Lane Johnson and Jordan Mailata and it has paid off.

Back in April, the team gave Mailata a three-year, $66 million contract extension with $48 million in guaranteed money.

Johnson got a one-year, $33.445 million extension last offseason, which included $30 million in guaranteed money, and keeps him in Philly through 2026.

Mailata has the all-important job of continuing to protect Jalen Hurts blindside, while Johnson has proven how important he is while protecting from the right side.

The duo is considered one of the best in the NFL, with both players being ranked in the Top 10 of Pro Football Focus tackle rankings.

First was Mailata, who graded out as a Top 5 tackle, and the No. 3 left tackle in football.

Philadelphia’s left tackle got off to a terrific start in 2023, as he was PFF’s second-highest graded offensive tackle after eight weeks. And at that point, he was the only player at the position with run-blocking and pass-blocking grades of at least 84.0. While he was unable to continue that form for the entire season, he still finished the campaign with an 84.8 overall grade that ranked third at the position.

Right behind him at No. 6 overall was Johnson, even after having his lowest graded season since 2015.

While Johnson remains one of the best right tackles in the league, his 80.1 overall grade in 2023 was tied for his second-lowest mark since 2015. Still, he was the only right tackle to rank among the top 15 in both pass-blocking and run-blocking grades.

San Francisco's Trent Williams was the No. 1 overall ranked tackle, followed by Tristian Wirfs, Penei Sewell and Christian Darrisaw.

Inside the NFC East,  New York's Andrew Thomas was ranked No. 11 overall, no Cowboy or Commander was ranked among the Top 32.

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