The Philadelphia Eagles announced that they’ve officially released veteran WR Miles Austin.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) December 7, 2015
- Eskin mentions that there was some pressure from within on HC Chip Kelly was to cut Austin.
Austin, 31, signed a one-year, $2.3 million contract that included $1 million guaranteed with the Eagles back in March.
Andrew Brandt points out that as a vested veteran, Austin is entitled to the remainder of his $1 million salary.
This season, Austin has appeared in 11 games and caught 13 passes for 224 yards receiving and a single touchdown for Philadelphia.