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

By SI Wire
March 03, 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. 

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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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