The Eagles have started their first cuts. These moves are the first of what will be 15 transactions set to take place between now and Tuesday afternoon. The Eagles will have to get the roster down to 75 players by 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, August 26th.
Players released - [Full list here]
Inside linebacker Jake Knott
Defensive end Joe Kruger
Defensive end Alejandro Villanueva
Kicker Carey Spear
Defensive back Davon Morgan
Safety Daytawion Lowe
Defensive end Frank Mays
Tight end Blake Annen
Offensive lineman Michael Bamiro
Offensive guard Karim Barton
Wide receiver Kadron Boone
Wide receiver B.J. Cunningham
Offensive lineman Donald Hawkins
Tight end Emil Igwenagu
These players were mostly camp bodies hoping for a shot at the bottom of the roster or practice squad. Perhaps one or more of them will return to the team and/or practice squad later on.
Stay tuned to BGN for all the latest news regarding the Eagles "first cuts" of the 2014 preseason. We will have coverage throughout the process, featuring transactions, rumors and more. Check back for constant updates on what will be a very busy few days.