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Around the NFL: What are former Eagles doing this season?

Find out what your favorite (and least favorite) former Eagles are up to these days.

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The Philadelphia Eagles are off this week, so now is a good time to focus on the rest of the league. Around the NFL, there are several former Eagles on rosters. Some of those players are making notable contributions, while others are essentially kicking dirt while waiting for their chance. BGN is your source for all former Eagles news and this week we offer you some updates on names you'll likely recognize.

  • Bills running back Bryce Brown has yet to play a regular season game. He was traded this off-season and looked like he could play a key role for Buffalo, but has been a healthy scratch throughout this season. The Eagles dealt Brown for a future conditional pick in order to get more touches for Darren Sproles and Chris Polk. That seems to have worked out for Philadelphia.
  • Safety Patrick Chung is back with the Patriots this season after one year in Philadelphia. He has started seven games for the Patriots this season and has 32 tackles and a pass breakup this season. Malcolm Jenkins has been a massive upgrade over Chung, who failed to cause a turnover all last season. Jenkins has three interceptions in just six games.
  • Former Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has appeared in five games for the Jets this season. He has completed 8-of-20 passes for 47 passing yards and a passer rating of 47.9. He also has 23 rushing yards on four carries. The Jets are on a six-game losing streak after winning their first contest of the season against the winless Raiders.
  • Jordan Poyer has been converted to safety with the Browns. The 2013 seventh round draft pick has appeared in five games this season and has five tackles and a forced fumble. He was cut by the Eagles in the middle of last season and then picked up by the Browns on waivers.
  • Former Eagles off-season punter Brad Wing is currently the main man in Pittsburgh. In six games, Wing has punted 29 times on an average of 44.1 yards per punt. He has had 10 punts go inside the 20 yard line and three touchbacks.
  • Former Eagles wide receiver Damaris Johnson has proven useful in Houston. He has collected eight catches for 133 yards (16.6 YPC) and his first receiving touchdown in six games (two starts). He has also been returning kicks and punts, while occasionally being used on running plays. Honestly, being cut may have been the best move for him.
  • Special teams standout Colt Anderson is serving a role with the Colts. In five games, Anderson has four tackles.
  • Jaguars tight end Clay Harbor missed the first three games of season while recovering from a broken leg but has since provided some offense for Jacksonville. He has been a reliable target for Blake Bortles with 14 receptions for 183 yards and a touchdown in just three games (two starts).
  • Former Eagles safety Kurt Coleman has appeared in four games for the Chiefs and Andy Reid this season. In those contests, he has collected five tackles. He was cut by the Vikings after the preseason, but the Chiefs picked him up in Week 2.
  • King Dunlap is still the starting left tackle in San Diego. In his second season with the Chargers, Dunlap has started all six games for the 5-1 squad. He is protecting the blindside for MVP candidate Philip Rivers.
  • Former Eagles defensive tackles Mike Patterson and Cullen Jenkins have combined for 18 tackles in six games for the Giants. Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has 16 tackles and an interception on the season.
  • In six games, wide receiver DeSean Jackson has collected 23 receptions for 479 receiving yards and three touchdowns. He has yet to return a punt for the Redskins.
  • Long-time Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant is playing in the slot for the Panthers. In six games this season, Avant has 17 catches for 179 yards and a touchdown.
  • Russell Shepard has been a special teams ace for the lowly Buccaneers for two seasons. However, this year, Shepard has collected just two receptions for 30 yards.

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