Reasons Philadelphia Eagles releasing Daryl Worley was the right move

The Eagles acquired Daryl Worley last month in a trade with the Panthers but cut him Sunday after he was arrested by Philadelphia police

Eagles release defensive back Daryl Worley after he was found passed out inside vehicle blocking highway

He is alleged to have begun fighting with officers who woke him and police used a taser to subdue him, a source close to the situation said, confirming an NFL Network report. Worley, who would have made $670,000 this season, faces a May 1 preliminary hearing.

The Eagles cut Worley on Sunday after confirming his arrest.

Fortunato Perri, Worley's attorney, has not responded to calls from PennLive, but he spoke with ABC6 Action News on Sunday.

Police got a call of a auto blocking the roadway on the 1300 block of Pattison Avenue around 6 a.m. on April 15. A gun was reportedly recovered on scene.

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Worley grew up in North Philadelphia on Broad Street and is a graduate of Penn Charter School, which is also Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan's alma mater. Carolina received wide receiver Torrey Smith in the deal.

Worley played college football at West Virginia.

More details have emerged about Worley's arrest on Sunday that led to the Eagles ultimately deciding to move on from a player they had just acquired last month in a trade with the Carolina Panthers.

When officers responded, they reportedly found Worley passed out in his vehicle behind the wheel outside the Eagles' NovaCare Complex. Defensive end Michael Bennett, who was obtained in a trade with Seattle last month, was indicted on a felony charge of injury of the elderly on March 23 after allegedly shoving a 66-year-old female paraplegic at Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas on February 5, 2017.

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