The Eagles are trying to find ways to get under the league mandated salary cap and today they had to part ways with a veteran player to help get them there.
Restricted free agent punter Cam Johnston was not tendered a contract, making him an unrestricted free agent.
The 29-year old finished 14th in net punting average last season, so this is clearly a salary cap decision, meaning the Eagles will go with a young, unproven punter for the 2021 season.
He was also the holder for kicker Jake Elliott.
He was playing the 2020 season on a one-year, $660,000 contract.
The former Aussie Rules player from Melbourne and Ohio State punted 71 times last season, averaging 46.7 yards per kick with a long of 66 yards.
Johnston had a career best 48.1 yards per kick back in 2018 and a long of 68-yards during that season.
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