Tuesday March 3rd, 2015

The Philadelphia Eagles have released veteran cornerback Cary Williams, the team announced on Tuesday.

He was set to earn $6.5 million in 2015, the final season of a three-year, $17 million contract. Releasing Williams saves Philadelphia $6.5 million in cap space for next season. 

• ​BEDARD: 2015 free agents ranked, 51-100

Prior to signing with the Eagles in 2013, Williams had stints with the Tennessee Titans and Baltimore Ravens.​

Williams, a seventh-round pick in 2008, started every game for the Eagles in each of the last two seasons. In 2014, he recorded 60 total tackles, two interceptions and 10 passes defended.

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