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Eagles release Cary Williams to bring Philadelphia's cap space over $30 million

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The Eagles saved $6.5 million by releasing Cary Williams.

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

As many expected, Cary Williams is gone. The Eagles released him on Tuesday morning in a move that saves the team $6.5 million in cap space. It wouldn't necessarily be correct to call Williams a cap casualty, however. According to the veteran cornerback, Philadelphia didn't even ask him about altering his deal. Williams said the team wanted to move on.

More reactions to the release of Williams below, including how this move impacts Philadelphia's cap situation: