Originally posted on Holdout Sports  |  Last updated 3/29/13

HOUSTON - AUGUST 31: Defensive end Connor Barwin #98 of the Houston Texans goes around guard Artis Hicks #79 of the Minnesota Vikings at Reliant Stadium on August 31, 2009 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
NFL linebacker Connor Barwin signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as a free agent this month, ending his tenure with the Houston Texans after four seasons. Barwin followed the custom of other recent NFL free agents by taking out a full page ad in the newspaper to say thanks to his former team and their fans. However, Barwin's ad takes an extra step by including an extensive, specific list of people (and things) to thank, including "Mohawk Steve", bread and cheesecake. Barwin's move to Philadelphia leaves us wondering what he will do with that cool Texans letterman jacket, as he obviously can't wear it anymore. H/T Shutdown Corner. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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