After 11 seasons with the Eagles, tight end Brent Celek was released on Tuesday. His teammates and fans were sad to see the longest-tenured player go.
While Celek was at the 76ers-Pacers game in Philly later in the day, the fans showed him so much love. They cheered for the Super Bowl champ as he waved and thanked them.
Brent Celek at Sixers game tonight after getting released today
Long standing from fans
Brent: “I love you” “Thank you”#ThanksBrent#FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/7Uukcu4ZYy
— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) March 13, 2018
Philly showing Brent Celek gratitude. #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/Y9haZmgVR1
— Jon Johnson (@jonjohnsonwip) March 13, 2018
Brent Celek was released after playing his entire 11-year career with the Eagles.
Tonight he got a standing O from Philly fans. pic.twitter.com/1v25h0yHJJ
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) March 14, 2018
Super Bowl champion @BrentCelek in the house! pic.twitter.com/A6bxS8sx4B
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) March 13, 2018
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) March 13, 2018
“He has been a huge part of everything we have been building over the last decade and it is only fitting that he was able to help us win our first Super Bowl last season,” the Eagles said of Celek in a statement after they released him. “This one is as tough as they come, but in our eyes, Brent will always be an Eagle.”
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Source:: For The Win