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Eagles release Pro Bowl guard Evan Mathis

Eagles release Pro Bowl guard Evan Mathis

Evan Mathis, the disgruntled left guard coming off back-to-back Pro Bowl seasons, was released by the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. "Thanks for the memories," Mathis tweeted shortly before 4 p.m. He later declined an interview request by The Morning Call. The Eagles had no comment or official announcement. Mathis and agent Drew Rosenhaus had been attempting to renegotiate a five-year contract that was signed following the 2011 season. As a result, Mathis has stayed away from the voluntary portions of the offseason, including organized team activities, which wrapped up Thursday. Mandatory minicamp begins next week. The Eagles, according to reports, had offered Mathis,...