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By 6:00pm EST, Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles have to cut nine players to get down to the 53-man roster limit. Yesterday they released 12 and placed one on the injured reserve list.
Here are the 12 released on Friday:
LB Everette Brown
DT Antonio Dixon
QB Dennis Dixon
DE David King
QB G.J. Kinne
OL Matt Kopa
CB Trevard Lindley
WR Ifeanyi Momah
WR Will Murphy
OL Dallas Reynolds
LB Adrian Robinson
OL Matt Tennant
DE Joe Kruger was the guy placed on IR.
No real surprises there. However, the remaining decisions will be tougher. In looking at the 62 players still on the roster, here is my guess at the nine players who could be handed their pink slips today…
TE/FB Emil Igwenagu
LB Casey Matthews
LB Travis Long
RB Matthew Tucker
S David Sims
WR Jeff Maehl
WR Russell Shepard
G Julian Vandervelde
G Danny Watkins
Matthews has certainly been out-played by Acho and Knott for a backup ILB position. And so much for the fireman…Watkins just hasn’t done enough to stick around over a...
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