ESPN’s Field Yates reports that the Chargers have claimed DE/OLB Joe Kruger off of waivers from the Eagles.
Kruger was one of 14 players cut a few days ago as the Eagles worked to get down to 75 players ahead of Tuesday’s deadline.
Kruger, 22, is a former seventh-round pick of the Eagles and known for being the younger brother of Browns OLB Paul Kruger. Last year, Kruger...
Broken down, the core of the Eagles defensive line is young and promising. With Cedric Thornton and Fletcher Cox on both ends, and a now heavier Bennie Logan in the middle, the front line of the team’s new 3-4 defense is starting to take shape. None of those players are older than 25.
After that, there are question marks.
Part of this has to do with the scheme. Guys like Vinny...
The Philadelphia Eagles have begun their final cuts by releasing 12 players and preserving seventh round DE Joe Kruger on injured reserve.
Released players, courtesy of the Eagles’ press release:
LB Everette Brown
DT Antonio Dixon
QB Dennis Dixon
DE David King
QB G.J. Kinne
OL Matt Kopa
CB Trevard Lindley (waived with injury settlement)
WR Ifeanyi Momah
WR Will Murphy