Eagles release TE Casey

Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) – The Philadelphia Eagles released tight
end James Casey on Thursday.

Casey originally signed with the Eagles as a free agent during the 2013
offseason. In two years with the team, he caught six passes for 90 yards and
two touchdowns. Casey spent most of his time on special teams.

The 30-year-old veteran was slated to earn $4 million in 2015.

Casey spent four seasons with the Texans before flocking to Philadelphia. He
has 72 catches for 842 yards and six touchdowns in 92 career games.

The move leaves the Eagles with three tight ends: Brent Celek, Zach Ertz and
Trey Burton.