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The Eagles Released Brent Celek

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The email hit the inbox at 2:04 p.m.

Brent Celek is no longer an Eagle.

The Birds released Philadelphia’s longest-tenured athlete after 11 years at Lincoln Financial Field, a run that culminated with the franchise’s first Super Bowl win. The 33-year-old tight end joined the franchise in 2007 and played in 175 regular season games, plus 9 playoff matchups. He missed just one game EVER, finishing his Eagles career with the fourth most total appearances behind only David Akers (188), Brian Dawkins (183) and Harold Carmichael (180).

More from the press release:

During his Eagles career, Celek totaled 398 catches for

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