Spring Cleaning in Philadelphia: What Are the Eagles Doing?

March 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Eagles are clearly taking advantage of an opportunity to clear up big salaries without a salary cap penalty. Whether fans like it or not, the old school depth is getting run out of town.
Brian Westbrook was the first player to go. He's an Eagles' legend that has been no less exciting than the best the NFL has ever had to offer. In the wake of two injury plagued seasons that diminished his 2009 play and all but erased his productivity in 2010, the Eagles made the youth move and freed up salary cap space.
To a sentimentalist like myself, that one stung a bit.
Will Witherspoon was next on the chopping block. His five million dollar bonus due was too much for the Eagles to swallow. Regardless of the sub-par play of his fill-in and injury-riddled comrades (which may have contributed to his poor late season play) the Eagles decided he was just not worth the investment.
Witherspoon appeared to be a solid depth player at the least.
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