The Philadelphia Eagles released wide receiver Seantavius Jones with a non-football injury designation, according to an official announcement from the team. Jones never had the chance to even suit up for the Birds in a practice but I can assure he you was the most popular Eagles player to be assigned the No. 14 jersey in recent history.
Jones' release comes less than two months after the team first signed him in February. The 23-year-old was likely brought to Philadelphia due from his familiarity with Eagles wide receiver coach Greg Lewis. The two spent time together when Lewis was an offensive assistant with the New Orleans Saints in 2015.
With Jones gone, the Eagles are left with the following eight wide receivers: Jordan Matthews, Nelson Agholor, Josh Huff, Rueben Randle, Chris Givens, Jonathan Krause, Freddie Martino, and Xavier Rush. The team will look to add some more pass catchers through the 2016 NFL Draft and/or undrafted free agency.
Philadelphia's roster currently stands at 71 players. That's 19 shy of the 90-man offseason limit.
The Eagles signed free agent offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski and restricted free agent offensive lineman Matt Tobin earlier on Monday.