Now that the preseason is officially over, the Philadelphia Eagles (and 31 other teams) will soon begin their 2018 NFL roster cuts. The Eagles have until 4:00 PM ET on Saturday, September 1 to get their roster down to the regular season 53-player limit.
Stay tuned to this thread for lives updates on Eagles cuts, trades, rumors, and more. The Eagles might not officially confirm their roster moves until Saturday afternoon but some of their moves will slowly leak out through media reports before then. Hence the need for this tracker.
Cuts and updates
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[8:37 AM ET] - Former Philadelphia Soul wide receiver Darius Prince has been informed of his release. Down to 81 players. (Source: @AFLCoffee)
[6:09 PM ET] - Sports Illustrated came up with a list of players on the trade block. Chance Warmack is listed there.
[6:07 PM ET] - The NFL’s transaction wire shows that the Eagles didn’t officially submit any cuts today. They’ll officially trim down from 90 to 53 before 4:00 PM tomorrow.
[6:05 PM ET] - Alshon Jeffery officially passed his physical and was removed from the active/physically unable to perform list (PUP). This means he’ll begin the season on the 53-man roster, as expected. He’s reportedly expected to return in Week 3. (Read more)
[5:26 PM ET] - UDFA defensive end Danny Ezechukwu posted on Instagram that he’s been cut. Roster is down to 82 players. (Hat tip: @BlakJack132 and @danieljtgallen)
[4:50 PM ET] - Undrafted rookie free agent guard Aaron Evans has been cut. Roster is down to 83 players. (Source: NBCSP)
[3:05 PM ET] - Rashard Davis is getting cut. The Eagles reportedly have interest in bringing him back to the practice squad. Davis had a real nice summer and deserves to be kept around in that capacity. Roster is down to 84 players. (Source: NJ.com)
[1:27 PM ET] - Joe Callahan is the latest Eagles player (and second quarterback) to be cut. It’s worth noting he’s still practice squad eligible. Roster is down to 85 players, 32 more moves to go. (Source: NFL.com)
[12:23 PM ET] - Billy Brown, Jon Toth, and Gannon Sinclair have been released. Brown is the most notable name there since he spent the entire 2017 season on the practice squad. Brown had a chance to push for a third or fourth tight end spot this summer but he just didn’t seize the opportunity. Toth also had a stint on the PS last year. Gannon was a camp body despite holding the Triforce of Power. Back to the Gerudo Desert for him. The Eagles’ roster is now down to 86 players. (Source: NJ.com)
[12:20 PM ET] - We have our first cut! Can you believe the Eagles are CUTTING CHRISTIAN HACKENBERG????? I wonder if they actually try to put him on the practice squad. Roster is down to 89. (Source: NJ.com)
[8:17 AM ET] - The Eagles’ roster currently stands at 90 players. 37 moves to make before the deadline.
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