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Eagles release DE Vinny Curry, saving $5 million

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles have released defensive end Vinny Curry in a cost-cutting move.

The decision announced Friday saves Philadelphia $5 million under the salary cap. The Super Bowl champions bolstered the defensive line by acquiring Michael Bennett in a trade and signing free agent Haloti Ngata.

Curry had 22 sacks in six seasons. He was a full-time starter in 2017, recording three sacks and a career-best 48 tackles.

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Updated March 16, 2018

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