Eagles continue shakeup on defense by releasing Trotter

Updated: August 22, 2007, 3:34 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Four-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker Jeremiah Trotter will be job hunting in the coming days after being released by the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday.

A nine-year veteran, Trotter was informed of his status in a meeting with coach Andy Reid. The Eagles suggested that the now-unrestricted free agent consider retirement, but the 30-year-old's preference is to continue playing in the league.

"It's a tough pill to swallow, but everyone gets to this point in their career at some ...

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