Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 11/28/12
Don't trust anyone over 30... At least that adage now applies to Philadelphia Eagles players making more than the veterans' minimum wage. The purge of expensive older players has begun. Defensive end Jason Babin (age 32) was the first to go.           Babin's, release comes a day after a fairly impressive debut by rookie second-round draft pick Vinny Curry, who saw his first pro action in Monday night's 30-22 loss to the Carolina Panthers. Reid hinted that Curry's good showing played a role in letting Babin go and relieving the Eagles of the $16 million they would have had to pay him over the next three seasons by taking a relatively minuscule salary cap hit of roughly $600,000 now. "We appreciate everything that Jason has given this team over the last couple of years," Reid said. "We wish him all the best as he continues his career. By releasing him today, this gives us an opportunity to give more playing time to some of younger guys in the ...
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