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Connor Barwin: 'Thank You Philly From Bottom Of My Heart'

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- The Eagles have released 30-year-old linebacker and fan favorite, Connor Barwin.

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Barwin thanked the Eagles and their fans on his Instagram account, announcing that his Make The World Better foundation will continue to revitalize parks in Philadelphia.

Some 94WIP hosts thanked Barwin right back.

Barwin and his Make The World Better foundation has raised more than $685,000 for park renovations in the City of Philadelphia through their annual benefit concert.

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Last season Barwin recorded just five sacks in 16, tying his lowest season total as an Eagles.

The Eagles will save $7.75 million in cap space by releasing Barwin.

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