The $7.5 million in savings nearly gets the Eagles under the number they need to be under the cap when the new league year starts Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Speaking of Ertz, the Eagles must now find another reliable tight end option to play behind him with Celek gone.
Malcolm Butler to sign with Tennessee Titans
Instead, he signed for a below-market one-year, $3.9 million tender that would allow him full-fledged free agency this spring. In three years since taking over as a starter with the Patriots, Butler collected eight interceptions and did not miss a game.
Low levels of lead linked to death from heart disease
Researchers also wrote the level of lead concentration was indicative of the 10th to 90th percentiles of such concentrations. Lead exposure is linked to high blood pressure , hardening of the arteries and ischemic (coronary) heart disease .
Indian Wells Masters: Roger Federer beats Federico Delbonis to enter next round
Daniel, who is ranked 109th in the world, advanced to the third round where he will face Gael Monfils of France. On Saturday, Federer led 6-3, 2-2 when the match was delayed by a heavy drizzle 56 minutes after it began.
A fifth-round draft pick in 2007, Celek played all 11 of his National Football League seasons in Philadelphia, missing just one game during that span. Celek was the longest-tenured athlete in the city having spent 11 seasons with the Birds and a model of toughness and what the Eagles organization wants in a player. He has been a huge part of everything we have been building over the last decade, and it is only fitting that he was able to help us win our first Super Bowl last season.
The Philadelphia Eagles have significantly shortened their tight-end depth chart this offseason. He finished out his long and successful run with 398 catches for 4,998 yards, and 31 touchdowns. Johnson, slated to have a cap hit of over $12 million in 2018-19, will now have one just under $5 million due to Howie Roseman's magical cap structuring talents. A few teams are off the market for quarterbacks, as Drew Brees signed a two-year, $50 million deal with New Orleans, Case Keenum reportedly agreed to play for the Broncos, and Kirk Cousins agreed to a likely three-year, $84 million deal with Minnesota. He missed just one regular-season game during his time with the Eagles, and that was because he couldn't pass concussion protocol on a short week in 2012.