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2016 Super Bowl: Four former Eagles players have the chance to win a championship ring

Which players are you rooting for?

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The Eagles sure aren't playing in Super Bowl 50, but there are a few players who used to play for Philadelphia that will be in the big game. Here's a look at all the former Eagles players on each team.

Carolina Panthers

Kurt Coleman - The Eagles drafted Coleman in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft. The Ohio State alumnus struggled whenever thrust into a starting role but he was a solid special teams contributor. The Eagles let Coleman walk in free agency after Chip Kelly's first season. He signed with the Minnesota Vikings before being cut and spending the 2014 season on the Chiefs' roster. In his reunion with Andy Reid, Coleman actually somehow led Kansas City in interceptions. Despite this, the Chiefs let Coleman walk. He signed with the Carolina Panthers and he's had a surprisingly good 2015 season. Coleman finished the season with seven interceptions, which is the second most of any safety. Kind of hard to believe, right?

The Panthers have two more notable figures with obvious Eagles connections: head coach Ron Rivera and defensive coordinator Sean McDermott. Rivera served as the Eagles' linebacker coach from 1999-2003. McDermott first joined the organization as a scouting administrative coordinator in 1999. He worked his way up through the ranks before taking over as Philadelphia's defensive coordinator following the passing of Jim Johnson (RIP). McDermott was fired after the 2010 season and Carolina gave him a second chance. Now McDermott is getting head coaching interviews.

Denver Broncos

Evan Mathis - Remember this guy? I think he has a Twitter account or something. Nothing else to really say about him.

Jokes aside, Mathis was a fan favorite during his time in Philadelphia. He's had a unique career path. After bouncing around the league for a few years, he signed with the Eagles as a bit of an afterthought in the wave of the "Dream Team" signings. Funny enough, Mathis turned out to be the best of those players the Eagles brought in. He started at left guard for four seasons and made the Pro Bowl two of those years. Mathis got cut by Chip Kelly prior to mandatory minincamp last offseason. Mathis wanted a raise and the Eagles weren't willing to give it to him. Mathis planned to show up to camp anyway but the Eagles cut ties. It's a shame how things ended like that.

Jordan Norwood - I don't think I realized Norwood was still in the league until a few weeks ago. The Penn State alumnus originally signed to Philadelphia's practice squad in 2009 before being promoted to the active roster late in the season. Norwood spent some time with the Browns and Buccaneers before ended up with the Broncos in 2014. He missed all of last season due to an ACL injury. Now he's healthy and he's played the third most snaps of any Broncos receiver this season. He has 22 receptions for 207 yards on the season.

Ryan Harris - Harris, like Mathis, was also an unheralded signing in the "Dream Team" wave. Unlike Mathis, however, he failed to stick around due to injury. It was thought Harris might be able to start at right tackle for the Eagles but he ended up being cut a month after signing in August. The team moved Todd Herremans from left guard to right tackle instead. After being cut by the Eagles, Harris had stops in Denver, Houston, and Kansas City before ultimately ending up back on the Broncos for the third time in his career. He's currently the Broncos' starting left tackle.

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