Eagles plan to release star CB Slay, sources say

The Philadelphia Eagles strategy to launch five-time Pro Dish cornerback Darius Slay, resources informed ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Wednesday.

The Eagles as well as Kill can not exercise a reorganized agreement as well as he will certainly be a freelance today at 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday, the resources stated. The Eagles likewise had actually enabled Kill’s representative, Drew Rosenhaus, to look for a profession prior to determining to launch him.

Kill, 32, was going into the last year of his three-year, $50 million offer. He was slated to make a base pay of $17 million in 2023 with a cap hit of over $26 million, per Spotrac.

Kill showed up to verify the information, tweeting: “Just love Philly !! Allows see where we heading following.”

The Eagles got Kill from the Detroit Lions in 2020 for a 3rd- as well as a fifth-round choice. He has actually made the Pro Dish each of the previous 2 years as well as had 3 interceptions as well as 14 passes defensed this previous period.

He was a crucial component of a protection that led the organization in pass protection (179.8 lawns per video game), aiding Philly to a 14-3 routine period mark en course to a look in Super Dish LVII.

The Eagles will certainly have a totally makeover on protection in 2023. Beginners Javon Hargrave (San Francisco 49ers), T.J. Edwards (Chicago Bears) as well as Marcus Epps (Las Vegas Raiders) have actually consented to authorize in other places as freelances as well as they still have a variety of factors that are freelances, consisting of protective take on Fletcher Cox as well as safety and security Chauncey Gardner-Johnson.

The Eagles did consent to re-sign beginning cornerback James Bradberry as well as protective end Brandon Graham, nonetheless.

ESPN’s Tim McManus added to this record.


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