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Former A-P, Iowa Hawkeye Stars Cut By NFL Teams

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Former Aplington-Parkersburg and Iowa Hawkeye football stars Casey Wiegmann and Jared Devries both receive NFL pink slips on the same day.

On Tuesday, The Detroit Lions cut Devries after 11 NFL seasons in the "Motor City", while the Denver Broncos released Casey Wiegmann.  Devries was let go after missing the entire 2009 season with a ruptured Achillies Tendon while the Broncos cut Wiegmann after changing their offensive system from zone blocking to a more traditional power blocking scheme.

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