With a new coaching staff and quite a few new people in personnel, the Eagles are likely to continue indefinitely tweaking Chip Kelly's first Eagles roster.
The adjustments began Sunday when the Eagles announced they'd been awarded Cincinnati corner Shaun Prater on waivers. To make room, the team waived/injured corner Curtis Marsh, who has a broken hand. Marsh, a third-round pick in 2011, continues two alarming trends -- the Eagles have spent the better part of a decade missing on third-rounders, and the 2011 draft looks increasingly awful, with the players taken in the top three rounds all gone (Danny Watkins, Jaiquawn Jarrett and Marsh).
The only third-round picks on the Eagles' roster are the guys from the last two years, quarterback Nick Foles and defensive lineman Bennie Logan. The last proven player of note the Eagles drafted in the third round was Brian Westbrook in 2002.
Prater, meanwhile, was a fifth-round pick out of Iowa in 2012 who lost his rookie season to a knee injury. The Bengals, expected to field one of the AFC's toughest defenses this season, were very deep at corner. Prater is 5-10, 190.