Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Eagles cut roster to 53; keep Cody Parkey at kicker, Casey Matthews at ILB

The Eagles waived 19 players and placed two on injured reserve Saturday. Among the notable cuts were fifth-round safety Ed Reynolds, kicker Alex Henery, defensive lineman Damion Square, running back Matthew Tucker, wide receiver Damaris Johnson, and running back Kenjon Barner.

Eagles cut roster to 53; keep Cody Parkey at kicker, Casey Matthews at ILB

Cody Parkey will be the Eagles´ kicker. (Derik Hamilton/USA Today Sports)
Cody Parkey will be the Eagles' kicker. (Derik Hamilton/USA Today Sports)

The Eagles waived 19 players and placed two on injured reserve Saturday. Among the notable cuts were fifth-round safety Ed Reynolds, kicker Alex Henery, defensive lineman Damion Square, running back Matthew Tucker, wide receiver Damaris Johnson, and running back Kenjon Barner.

Barner was waived/injury. Arrelious Benn and Travis Long were placed on injured reserve.

Jeff Maehl made the team as the sixth wide receiver, Casey Matthews made the team as the ninth linebacker, and Trey Burton made the team as the fourth tight end. Cody Parkey is the kicker, as expected.

Lane Johnson will be placed on the reserve/suspended list.

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Here are the players who were waived: 

LB Emmanuel AchoOL Josh Andrews, RB Kenjon Barner (waived/injured). CB Roc Carmichael, T Kevin Graf, K Alex HeneryWR Damaris Johnson, S Keelan Johnson, RB Henry Josey, LB Josh Kaddu, DT Wade Keliikipi, QB G.J. Kinne, CB Curtis Marsh, WR Ifeanyi Momah, WR Will Murphy, WR Quron Pratt, S Ed Reynolds, DT Damion Square, and RB Matthew Tucker.

Here is the roster, as of now:

Quarterbacks (3): Matt Barkley, Nick Foles, Mark Sanchez

Running Backs (3): LeSean McCoy, Chris Polk, Darren Sproles

Wide Receivers (6): Riley Cooper, Josh Huff, Jeremy Maclin, Jeff Maehl, Jordan Matthews, Brad Smith

Tight Ends (4): Trey Burton, James Casey, Brent Celek, Zach Ertz

Offensive Line (9): Allen Barbre, Andrew Gardner, Todd Herremans, Jason Kelce, Dennis Kelly, Evan Mathis, David Molk, Jason Peters, Matt Tobin

Defensive Line (7): Beau Allen, Brandon Bair, Fletcher Cox, Vinny Curry, Taylor Hart, Bennie Logan, Cedric Thornton

Linebackers (9): Connor Barwin, Bryan Braman, Trent Cole, Brandon Graham, Najee Goode, Mychal Kendricks, Casey Matthews, DeMeco Ryans, Marcus Smith

Defensive Backs (9): Nate Allen, Brandon Boykin, Nolan Carroll, Bradley Fletcher, Malcolm Jenkins, Chris Maragos, Jaylen Watkins, Cary Williams, Earl Wolff

Specialists (3): Jon Dorenbos, Donnie Jones, Cody Parkey

 

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