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Philadelphia Eagles Release Former Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg

An old Eagles helmet on the sideline

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 05: A helmet belonging to a Philadelphia Eagle player is seen prior to the game against the Denver Broncos at Lincoln Financial Field on November 5, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Christian Hackenberg will reportedly be looking for a new NFL home. The former high draft pick has reportedly been released yet again.

Matt Lombardo, an insider for the the Star Ledger and, reports that the former Penn State quarterback has been released by the Eagles.

The Eagles obviously feel good about Carson Wentz and Nick Foles, and have a solid backup in former Indiana quarterback Nate Sudfeld. Philadelphia was never going to carry four quarterbacks into the season, so the move makes sense.

Here's the news from Lombardo.

It's been a rough NFL career for the former Penn State quarterback. After taking over his freshman season, the hype train never slowed for the former top QB recruit out of high school.

The New York Jets took a chance on Hackenberg in the second round of the 2016 draft. He never panned out.

Since getting traded from the Jets to the Raiders, Hackenberg worked out for the Patriots and then the Eagles. Now he's looking for work once again.