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Brandon Graham, Eagles players react to the news that BG is staying in Philly

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It’s a happy time.

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We now know that Brandon Graham won’t be leaving the Eagles this offseason since he signed a three-year contract extension to stay in Philadelphia.

Everyone’s pretty happy about this news, including the player himself. Graham had the following to say in an interview with PhiladelphiaEagles.com:

“This is a great feeling for me right now, man. My family and I, we didn’t want to go anywhere else, so to get this done, that’s the best feeling. I’m over here smiling ear to ear. I’ve been doing that since I heard the news.

I talked with my family and said, ‘Hey, I’ve got a lot of things I want to accomplish in Philly. I want to get on that wall (at the NovaCare Complex) for the Pro Bowl, I’ve got a couple of things … being there for this long, hopefully, one day I’ll be in the Hall of Fame. I want to do something big in Philly. Right now, I’m just excited because we get to go back and compete. We’ve got unfinished business together as a team.

Staying with the Eagles was the right thing to do. I think this is a great deal. We weren’t too far off before (in negotiations that had previously taken place) and right now I’m just excited. I’ve done well with the money from before and this was done in a way that I can do right with my family and I can go out there and continue my legacy on the field.

They can’t get rid of me! I didn’t want to leave and I’m not leaving. This is where I want to be. I’m so excited, man. I can’t wait to see everyone soon. The Eagles fans, they’ve been great this whole time. I love my relationship with them and what Eagles football means to them. I’m ready. I’m feeling great. I can’t wait to get things rolling.”

Graham also shared this incredibly adorable video of his daughter celebrating on Instagram:

Is that not the cutest thing you’ve ever seen?

BG is clearly such a beloved guy. Here’s what his teammates are saying about his new contract:

Future Hall of Fame left tackle Joe Thomas also joined the BG love fest. This is for the “only sacks matter” crowd:

Finally, a look at some great BG stories from Bleeding Green Nation alumni Patrick Wall ...

... and Jimmy Kempski:

Brandon Lee Graham: He’s the best.