The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Saturday evening that ten players were cut from the team’s roster, leaving them with 80 players. Then on Sunday morning, the Birds announced a surprise: The cut of corner Cliff Harris.
Harris made a huge play in Friday night’s game, notching an interception against the Browns . Harris went undrafted this spring due to off the field legal issues as a student at Oregon (multiple traffic offenses, marijuana possession) that cost him part of his junior and all of his senior year. That said, he was viewed as a great pickup for Philadelphia when they nabbed him a day after the draft.
CSNPhilly’s Reuben Frank is among the many taken off guard by the Sunday surprise and noted:
There is no apparent reason the Eagles would give up this quickly on somebody like Harris, a 21-year-old college All-America who seemingly was having a pretty good preseason when healthy. And it’s not like they had to make a move.
The 10 players the Eagles trimmed as of Saturday ev...