The Philadelphia Eagles will have some tough decisions to make as the team trims their roster down to the 53-player limit by Saturday, Sept. 5 at 4:00 PM EST. Some of those decisions involve the team cutting young players with potential. The good news for the Eagles is they will be able to keep some of those players on their 10-man practice squad starting on Sunday, Sept. 6 after 1:00 PM EST.
We'll have more information on the practice squad (we talkin' 'bout practice squad!) such as salary, rules, etc. once final cuts are over, but for now here's a quick list of which Eagles players are eligible. Via Sam Lynch (@shlynch) of Iggles Blitz:
All drafted and undrafted rookies (including fan favorites Raheem Mostert and Rasheed Bailey)
Travis Long [IR]
And these are the players eligible for the two 2-year veteran practice squad spots. A few of the names might surprise you:
Lastly, here's a list of which notable players who you might think are eligible but actually aren't:
The Eagles are also bound to sign some players who were on other teams this summer to their practice squad. For now, here's our latest practice squad prediction.