Earlier today, the Philadelphia Eagles released defensive tackles Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson. Below is a summary of the salary cap implications resulting from the moves.
Jenkins went undrafted in 2003 out of Central Michigan, After signing on with the Packers following the ’03 draft, he ended up playing the season in NFL Europe before making the Packers roster in 2004. After hitting unrestricted free agency in 2011, Jenkins was a surprise addition to the Eagles’ well-publicized 2011 free agent class. His original contract with Philadelphia was a five-year, $25 million pact with a roster bonus due each year. In … Read the rest