Former Eagles players on NFL rosters

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Are you curious about where Derek Carrier currently plays or what Joe Mays is doing these days? Well, BGN has done the work so that you don't have to and compiled a list of former Eagles throughout the NFL.

The offseason is a time for reflection. The Eagles are currently taking part in OTAs, but since the media is only allowed a few visits to practice, there tends to be a lot of news silence around this time. For me, it has offered time to do research that I wouldn't normally do during the season or in the lead up to the draft. As an NFL observer, who enjoys following the careers of former Eagles, I decided to follow up the collection of AFL/CFL players with a look at the NFL.

There are 60 former Eagles scattered throughout the NFL. The AFC East has the most with 12 and the NFC West has the least with four. Andy Reid's Chiefs surprisingly only have one former Eagle, Joe Mays, who he got rid of after two seasons in Philadelphia. Reid is going against the grain of most seasoned head coaches with new stops by having few former players join him in Kansas City. He did have Akeem Jordan, Mardy Gilyard and Quintin Demps at certain points last season but that is still pretty low. If you consider the amount of former Titans that joined Jeff Fisher in St. Louis, you'll see there is a major disparity.

Another observation from the list is that the Jets, Giants and Redskins like adding former Eagles. This is likely due to the Jets playing the Eagles every preseason and having Marty Mornhinweg on the coaching staff. The Redskins and Giants play the Eagles twice a year, so it makes sense that they would want to add guys that they are familiar with in the division. Surprisingly, while the Eagles have added plenty of former Texans, Houston only has one player with a Philadelphia background on their roster.

Here is a list of the former Eagles on every NFL roster (as of June 6, 2014):

AFC East (12)

Buffalo Bills (2)

QB Dennis Dixon (2013 offseason/training camp roster)

RB Bryce Brown (2012 7th round pick by Eagles, two seasons, 878 rushing yards and six touchdowns, traded for future draft pick)

Miami Dolphins (2)

RB/KR Marcus Thigpen (2008 offseason roster)

WR Brandon Gibson (2009 6th round pick, one game, traded in package for LB Will Witherspoon)

New England Patriots (3)

WR Danny Amendola (2009 offseason roster, practice squad)

CB Kyle Arrington (2008 offseason roster, practice squad)

S Patrick Chung (one season, 10 starts in 12 games, 59 tackles and three pass breakups)

New York Jets (5)

QB Michael Vick (five seasons, 9,984 passing yards, 1,998 rushing yards, 57 passing touchdowns, 33 interceptions, 15 rushing touchdowns, 36 fumbles)

WR Greg Salas (2012 active roster, 2013 practice squad, never appeared in a game)

OLB Antwan Barnes (two games in 2010, three tackles)

S Jaiquawn Jarrett (2011 2nd round pick, 2 seasons, two starts in 17 games, 25 tackles and a forced fumble)

CB Dimitri Patterson (two seasons, nine starts in 27 games, 69 tackles, one sack, 12 pass breakups, four interceptions)

AFC North (6)

Baltimore Ravens (1)

C A.Q. Shipley (two seasons on the practice squad)

Cincinnati Bengals (1)

DE David King (2013 7th round pick, offseason roster)

Cleveland Browns (2)

RB Dion Lewis (2011 6th round pick, two seasons, 171 rushing yards, two touchdowns, traded to Browns for Emmanuel Acho)

S Jordan Poyer (2013 7th round pick, three games, three tackles)

Pittsburgh Steelers (2)

RB Miguel Maysonet (2013 rookie camp participant)

P Brad Wing (2013 offseason roster)

AFC South (9)

Houston Texans (1)

OLB Ricky Sapp (2010 5th round pick, two seasons, never appeared in a game due to injuries)

Indianapolis Colts (4)

FB Stanley Havili (2011 7th round pick, two seasons, two starts in 15 games, 65 total yards, one touchdown, traded to Colts for Clifton Geathers)

OLB Andy Studebaker (2008 6th round pick, 2008 offseason roster)

S Colt Anderson (four seasons, 48 games, 65 tackles, one interception, two forced fumbles)

S David Sims (one season, one start in 15 games, 15 tackles)

Jacksonville Jaguars (3)

TE Clay Harbor (2010 4th round pick, three seasons, 39 games, 47 catches for 421 yards and four touchdowns)

DE Jason Babin (three seasons, 27 starts in 39 games, 82 tackles, 26 sacks, five forced fumbles)

DE Chris Clemons (two seasons, 32 games, 16 games, seven sacks, traded to Seahawks for Darryl Tapp)

Tennessee Titans (1)

ILB Moise Fokou (2009 7th round pick, three seasons, 22 starts in 43 games, 112 tackles, one sack and a forced fumble, traded to Colts in 2012)

AFC West (7)

Denver Broncos (3)

WR Jordan Norwood (one game in 2009)

OT Winston Justice (2006 2nd round pick, six seasons, 43 starts in 59 games)

LB Jamar Chaney (2010 7th round pick, three seasons, 23 starts in 44 games, 117 tackles, one sack and three interceptions)

Kansas City Chiefs (1)

ILB Joe Mays (2008 6th round pick, two seasons, 13 games, 18 tackles)

Oakland Raiders (2)

RB Jeremy Stewart (2012 offseason roster)

OT Austin Howard (one season, one start in four games)

San Diego Chargers (1)

OT King Dunlap (2008 7th round pick, five seasons, 19 starts in 52 games)

NFC East (10)

Dallas Cowboys (0)

New York Giants (5)

OG/C Dallas Reynolds (three years on practice squad, one year on active roster, started 14 of 16 games in 2012)

DT Cullen Jenkins (two seasons, started all 32 games, 66 tackles, 9.5 sacks)

DT Mike Patterson (2005 1st round pick, eight seasons, started 91 of 105 games, 328 tackles, 16.5 sacks)

S Quintin Demps (2008 4th round pick, two seasons, 25 games, 32 tackles, one interception)

CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (acquired with a 2nd round pick for Kevin Kolb, two seasons, started 19 of 29 games, three interceptions)

Washington Redskins (5)

WR DeSean Jackson (2008 2nd round pick, six seasons, 6,117 receiving yards and 39 total touchdowns)

C/G Mike McGlynn (2008 4th round pick, three seasons, started 14 of 17 games)

DE/NT Clifton Geathers (one season, started one of 16 games, 13 tackles)

ILB Akeem Jordan (undrafted free agent signing, six seasons, started 34 of 82 games, 262 tackles, one sack, two interceptions)

OLB Adrian Robinson (acquired in trade for Felix Jones with Steelers, 2013 training camp)

NFC North (6)

Chicago Bears (0)

Detroit Lions (3)

RB Joique Bell (one season, 2010 regular and practice squad, three games)

FB Jed Collins (2008 undrafted free agent, offseason roster)

DE Daryl Tapp (acquired in trade for Chris Clemons with Seahawks, three seasons, 71 tackles, six sacks)

Green Bay Packers (0)

Minnesota Vikings (3)

TE Chase Ford (2012 undrafted free agent, offseason roster)

S Kurt Coleman (2010 7th round pick, four seasons, 221 tackles, seven interceptions, two forced fumbles)

CB Shaun Prater (one game in 2013)

NFC South (6)

Atlanta Falcons (0)

Carolina Panthers (3)

WR Jason Avant (2006 4th round pick, eight seasons, 3,646 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns)

WR Marvin McNutt (2012 6th round pick, one season, four games, butt punt block against the Bengals)

DE Alex Hall (acquired in traded involving Chris Gocong and Sheldon Brown, 2010 offseason, waived by that July)

New Orleans Saints (1)

NT Brodrick Bunkley (2006 1st round pick, five seasons, 140 tackles, six sacks)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2)

QB Mike Kafka (2010 4th round pick, two seasons, four games, 11-of-16 for 107 passing yards and two interceptions)

WR Russell Shepard (2013 undrafted free agent, offseason roster)

NFC West (4)

Arizona Cardinals (2)

G Paul Fanaika (2009 7th round pick, 2009 offseason roster and practice squad)

ILB Ernie Sims (acquired in three-way trade involving Lions and Broncos, one season, started all 15 games, 55 tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble)

St. Louis Rams (1)

G Brandon Washington (2012 6th round pick, offseason roster)

San Francisco 49ers (1)

TE Derek Carrier (2012 practice squad, 2013 offseason roster)

Seattle Seahawks (0)

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