Eagles reportedly cut ties with DT Jernigan

The Philadelphia Eagles declined the contract option on defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan, multiple sources reported Monday.The move wasn’t a surprise, considering Jernigan played in just three games last season and was set to make $13 million in 2019. The Eagles will incur a $6 million dead-cap penalty, but they cleared $7 million in cap space in the transaction.Jernigan is set to become a free agent on March 13.The Eagles are unsettled along the defensive line this offseason and could be interested in bringing him back at a price they like.Jernigan, 26, missed the first 10 games last season after undergoing surgery for a herniated disk in May. He would up playing only about 100 snaps, according to Philly.com.

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