The Eagles are ready to move on from the NFC East veteran.Getty Images

Miles Austin, a veteran receiver the Eagles peculiarly signed during the offseason, is no longer with the team.

After being inactive against the Patriots (the Birds went with promoted practice squad wideoutJon Krause, who had his first career catch in the game), the Eagles shocked no one by reportedly dropping the former Brown and Cowboy.

The receiver provided a veteran presence in the Eagles young wide receivers room and was also a key contributor on the special teams side.

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But any time a 31-year-old vet (a former No. 1 receiver no less) is settling for special teams, the end is usually near.

Austin played in 50 percent of Philly's snaps through 11 games, catching 13 passes for 224 yards and one touchdown.

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