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Former Eagles news: First cuts leave Jamar Chaney, Winston Justice and more on the streets

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Find out which former Eagles just let go during first cuts.

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Being let go during first cuts is a major indication that either a player was not good enough to make a roster or was released to find work elsewhere as a courtesy. For several former Eagles, this past weekend served as a warning that their NFL careers may be in serious jeopardy. From linebacker Jamar Chaney to wide receiver Marvin McNutt to quarterback Dennis Dixon, former Philadelphia players felt the cold reality of being subjected to the waiver wire prior to the final preseason game.

Let's take a look at which former Eagles faced "the chop" during first cuts:

Former Eagles

  • LB Jamar Chaney (Broncos)
  • OT Winston Justice (Broncos)
  • DE Alex Hall (Panthers)
  • WR Marvin McNutt (Panthers)
  • LS Jeremy Cain (Buccaneers)
  • LB Adrian Robinson (Redskins)
  • TE Martell Webb (Browns)
  • RB William Powell (Texans)
  • QB Dennis Dixon (Bills)
  • David Sims (Colts)
  • LB Keenan Clayton (Cardinals)
  • G Mike McGlynn (Redskins)
  • RB Miguel Maysonet (Steelers)
  • QB Trent Edwards (Raiders)

Former Eagles Claimed on Waivers

  • TE Emil Igwenagu (Lions)
  • DE Joe Kruger (Chargers)
  • OG Donald Hawkins (Browns)
  • OG Karim Barton (Browns)

Other notable names were cut as well. Here is a look at some players the Eagles might have interest in and/or notable names that you may have heard of:

Notable Names

  • WR Tiquan Underwood (Panthers)
  • WR/KR Jacoby Ford (Jets)
  • CB Ras-I Dowling (Jets)
  • WR Chris Harper (Packers)
  • WR Tommy Streeter (Buccaneers)
  • WR Ramses Barden (Jaguars)
  • FB Harvey Unga (Jaguars)
  • QB Jordan Palmer (Bears) (Signed with Bills)
  • LB James Anderson (Patriots)
  • DT Tommy Kelly (Patriots)
  • DE Will Smith (Patriots)
  • WR Cody Hoffman (Redskins)
  • QB Jeff Mathews (Falcons)
  • LB Jordan Senn (Bears)
  • DT Terrell Troup (Raiders)
  • WR Mike Davis (Raiders)
  • OLB/DE Jackson Jeffcoat (Seahawks)
  • CB Terrell Thomas (Seahawks)
  • OG Wade Smith (Seahawks)
  • QB Ryan Lindley (Cardinals)
  • OT Max Starks (Cardinals)
  • P Drew Butler (Lions)
  • K Giorgio Tavecchio (Lions)
  • RB Edwin Baker (Browns)
  • Jay Feeley (Cardinals)
  • WR Anthony Armstrong (Browns)
  • CB Derek Cox (Vikings)
  • DE Martez Wilson (Cowboys)
  • K Dustin Hopkins (Bills)
  • RB Cierre Wood (Ravens)
  • WR Joe Adams (Texans)
  • OLB Lawrence Sidbury (Texans)
  • TE Michael Egnew (Dolphins) (Claimed off of waivers by Lions)
  • K Brandon McManus (Giants)
  • QB Thad Lewis (Bills)
  • OLB Victor Butler (Saints)
  • WR Juron Criner (Raiders)
  • QB Brady Quinn (Dolphins)
We will continue to update this list through Tuesday's 4 p.m. ET deadline. Keep checking back for the latest cuts!