Eagles sign fourth-round draft pick Jean-Gilles

Updated: July 10, 2006, 1:42 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Fourth-round pick Max Jean-Gilles signed a four-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday.

The Eagles traded up in the fourth round of the NFL draft to get Jean-Gilles, a guard who earned All-America honors as a senior last season at Georgia.

Jean-Gilles is the third of the Eagles' eight draft picks to sign with the team.

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