|Eagles release veteran DT Jenkins|
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|Monday, 25 February 2013 08:45|
Jenkins signed a five-year, $30 million contract with the Eagles in 2011 and started every game the last two seasons. He was due to make $5.5 million this season, but rebuilding Philadelphia cut the 32-year-old Jenkins on Monday.
After spending the first seven seasons of his NFL career with Green Bay, Jenkins left for Philadelphia. He had 5 1-2 sacks in 2011 and four in 2012.
Eagles general manager Howie Roseman calls Jenkins ``a very productive player in this league for a long time.''