Eagles release TE James Casey

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
hiladelphia Eagles tight end James Casey walks off the field during NFL football training camp Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Eagles have released tight end James Casey.

The Eagles made the announcement to part ways with the 30-year-old Azle, Texas native on Twitter.

Casey, himself, responded to his release on Twitter:

"I was fired by the Eagles today. Thank you to the entire organization, my teammates, coaches, and all the fans for 2 great years."

Casey played in all 16 games for the Eagles in 2014. He had 2 touchdowns and 3 receptions.

Prior to joining the Eagles, Casey played on the Houston Texans.

He is a graduate of Rice University.